Ruth Laub

Former Associate Production Director and Research & Development Manager, Red Cross Central Fractionation Department, Belgium.

Ruth Laub is an expert in plasma derivative production and safety, with twenty years experience as Associate Production Director and R&D Manager at the Red Cross Central Fractionation Department, Belgium. There she developed an original, semi-automated FVIII purification chain to produce VIII SD concentrates from cryoprecipitate. Ruth holds a PhD from the Free University of Brussels and her research, begun at the Catholic University of Leuven, has focused mainly on FVIII epitopes, autoantibodies and their inhibitors, specific immunoglobulins, proteases, ferritin and siderophores, pollutant and virus removal from plasma derivatives, and virus inactivation techniques.

Ruth Laub