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Octapharma’s Hemophilia A Product Approved in Europe

The European Commission has published approval of Octapharma’s Nuwiq ® (simoctocog alfa) for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in all age groups with hemophilia A (congenital factor VIII [FVIII] deficiency). Nuwiq ® is the newest generation of FVIII replacement, produced in a human cell line cultured without additives of human or animal origin. Nuwiq […]

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Pfizer: Phase 3 Study Postitive Results of Weekly Prophylaxis

Once-Weekly Prophylaxis Treatment with BeneFIX® Significantly Reduced Annualized Bleeding Rate Compared to On-Demand Treatment _____________________________ Pfizer Inc. announced the positive results of a Phase 3 study comparing a prophylaxis regimen of BeneFIX® Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant) 100 IU/kg once-weekly to on-demand treatment in people with moderately severe to severe hemophilia B. The top-line results of the […]

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FDA Approves NovoSeven® RT for Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia

On July 7, 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved NovoSeven® RT, a recombinant factor VIIa product manufactured by NovoNordisk, as the first recombinant treatment for Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia (GT). The approved indication is for bleeding episodes and perioperative management for patients in whom platelet transfusions, with or without antibodies to platelets, is ineffective. […]

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Bayer to Develop Hemophilia Gene Therapy Treatment

Dimension Therapeutics, a Cambridge biotechnology startup, has struck a deal worth up to $252 million with the pharmaceutical giant Bayer HealthCare to develop a gene therapy to treat hemophilia, a rare disease that prevents blood from clotting. The goal of the prospective treatment, which is not yet in clinical trials, is to repair a faulty […]

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FDA Approves Biogen Idec’s ELOCATE™, First Long Lasting Hemophilia A Therapy

– Only Hemophilia A Therapy to Provide Bleeding Protection with Prophylactic Infusions Every Three to Five Days – – Approval of Biogen Idec’s Second Innovative Hemophilia Therapy with Prolonged Circulation This Year – Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ELOCTATE™ [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein] […]

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Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP) Recipients

Harvard Stem Cell Institute Affiliated Faculty member Juan Melero-Martin, PhD, at Boston Children’s Hospital is one of the 2014 grant recipients of the Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP), a unique initiative dedicated to supporting innovative research and educational initiatives that benefit people with hemophilia. This year, Bayer Healthcare awarded more than $2 million in funding […]

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FDA Approves Bayer’s Kogenate® FS for Adult Prophylaxis

Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Bayer’s Kogenate® FS antihemophilic factor VIII (recombinant), for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults with hemophilia A. The approval is based on data from the SPINART study, in which 84 patients […]

Biogen Idec and Sobi To Donate $1 Billion Units of Clotting Factor

Biogen Idec and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB announced their intent to produce one billion international units (IUs) of clotting factor therapy for humanitarian aid programs in the developing world at the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2014 World Congress. Initially, the companies have committed to donating up to 500 million IUs to the World Federation […]

CSL Opens World-Class Manufacturing Facility for Hemophilia Therapies

CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), parent company of CSL Behring which is based in King of Prussia, PA, today opened the CSL Behring Biotechnology Manufacturing Facility in Melbourne, Australia. The new facility, located adjacent to the site’s manufacturing plant for plasma products, is the centerpiece of CSL’s $250 million expansion at its Broadmeadows site and will play […]

Grifols Donates Coagulation Medicines to World Federation of Hemophilia

Grifols announced that it will donate up to 20 million units of coagulation therapies in each of the next three (3) years to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). Grifols has been a proud supporter of the WFH and its noble efforts for nearly a decade – and this unprecedented product donation represents its largest […]

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