New Data Presented on the Impacts of Hemophilia on Caregivers and Patients
Novo Nordisk presented data on two separate studies investigating caregivers and patients that showed many caregivers experience significant emotional stress and concern, and indicated a high prevalence of acute or chronic pain among hemophilia patients. See full article at news-medical.net.
CSL Behring Presents Data from Phase I/III rVIII Single-Chain Study
CSL Behring presented data from a Phase I/III study on its recombinant factor VIII for the treatment of Hemophilia A in both adolescents and adults. The results were presented at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Congress in Toronto June 20-25th. See full article at news-medical.net.
Novo Nordisk Presents Positive Data for the Treatment of Hemophilia A
At the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Congress in Toronto, Novo Nordisk presented positive data for the treatment of hemophilia A from the Phase 3 trial of Zonovate (known as NovoEight in the US). See full article at newswire.ca.
Baxalta Provides Update on Progress with Hemophilia B Gene Therapy
Baxalta, a new independent Baxter drug spinoff research company, recently provided early results from a Phase I/II study of their long-term gene therapy for hemophilia. Researchers say they have recorded initial responses in their dose escalation study of BAX 335 for hemophilia B. See full article at fiercebiotech.com.
Catalyst Biosciences Announces Positive Results from Phase I Trial for CB 813d to treat Hemophilia
Catalyst Biosciences announced positive results from a Phase I clinical trial for it's next-generation and long-acting coagulation factor VIIa treatment CB 813d. Results were presented at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Congress in Toronto in June. See full article at globenewswire.com.
CSL Behring Presents rIX-FP Data for Phase III trial to treat Hemophilia B
CSL Behring presented data at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Congress in Toronto from Phase III studies evaluating the safety of its long-acting fusion protein linking recombinant coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP). See full article at prnewswire.com.
Alnylam Reports Positive Data for ALN-AT3 for Treatment of Hemophilia A & B
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced new positive data from its ongoing Phase 1 clinical trial with ALN-AT3 for hemophilia treatment at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015 Congress held on June 20-25 in Toronto, Canada. See full article at pharmiweb.com.
Quick Action Saves Teen from Stroke
One of our patients, Autumn Voldrich, was recently interviewed at our center by our local CBS station in Denver. Autumn has worked with Dr. Armstrong-Wells since her stroke two years ago and has made beautiful progress, much of it because of the quick response of her parents and an astute paramedic. See full article and video at cbsnews.com.
Apitope's Inhibitor Drug Candidate ATX-F8-117 Granted FDA Orphan Drug Status
The drug development company Apitope announced that their pre-clinical product candidate ATX-F8-117 has been granted Orphan Drug Status by the FDA for the prevention or treatment of inhibitors in hemophilia A patients who have inhibitors or are at risk of producing inhibitors. See full article at pharmabiz.com.
Mountaineer and Hemophiliac Chris Bombardier to Conquer Highest Summit on Each Continent
Chris Bombardier is on a quest to climb the Seven Summits, the highest peaks on every continent. He hopes to raise awareness about hemophilia and raise funds to help young hemophiliacs in developing countries through Save One Life. Chris grew up in Colorado and not only used our HTC for his medical needs, but worked at our center. See full article at purpose2play.com.
FDA Approves IXINITY from Emergent BioSolutions to Treat Hemophilia B
Emergent BioSolutions announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved IXINITY, an intravenous recombinant human coagulation factor IX therapeutic for the control and prevention of bleeding episodes for those with hemophilia B. See full article at emergentbiosolutions.com.