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Horizons in Hemophilia, June 2015


New Recombinant Factor IX Product Approved by FDA

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has announced the FDA approval of IXINITY®, a recombinant factor IX product for adults and children at least 12 years of age with hemophilia B.


Building Hope in Bolivia

This past May 16th I celebrated my fourth anniversary at HoG. To be completely honest, I usually don’t remember my anniversary date. But this year I did, because it coincided with my last training trip to Bolivia.


Spring into the Capitol

Spring is a lovely time to visit Washington, DC. The winter snow has melted and the cherry blossoms are in bloom, blanketing the city with a layer of pink. At least, this is what HoG staffers Michelle Putnam, Maria Manahan, and Michelle Fitzwater managed to glimpse from the plane as they flew into the city for the annual Hemophilia Alliance Hill Day.


Trot to Clot Walk and Run Raises Over $65,000 for Camp Wannaklot!

Another April of wild weather caused havoc for the start of the spring Trot to Clot events. Severe thunderstorms caused the unprecedented cancellation of an HoG fundraising event, a first in 40 years!


Junior Board Spotlight: Martez Favis

Martez G. Favis is a native of Albany, Georgia who works for the Dougherty County School System as an Instructional Specialist. He is currently studying for a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Mighty Sticker Club Welcomes Newest Member

I inducted Will C. into the Mighty Sticker Club on May 6. To become a member, he mastered the steps of self-infusion including mixing factor, selecting a vein, sticking himself, giving himself factor and completing a treatment calendar.


Camp Wannaklot Counselors Wanted

Volunteer as a camp counselor at Camp Wannaklot July 4th - July 10th. It's fun and rewarding! To learn more and to fill out an online volunteer application visit


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