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Bayer is now accepting internship applications for the 2010 Bayer Hemophilia Leadership Development Program

The Bayer Hemophilia Leadership Development Program was developed with input from several members of the hemophilia community who saw a need for a program to develop future leaders in the bleeding disorders community. With their support, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals created an eight-week, paid summer internship at Bayer HealthCare’s U.S. Headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey. During […]

Octapharma USA Announces FDA Approval of wilate(R) – the First Replacement Therapy Developed Specifically for von Willebrand Dis

Octapharma USA Announces FDA Approval of wilate(R) – the First Replacement Therapy Developed Specifically for von Willebrand Disease  Milestone Marks Swiss Company’s Entrance into the U.S. Blood Coagulation Market HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Octapharma USA today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved wilate® for the treatment of spontaneous and trauma-induced […]

The WFH receives the largest humanitarian aid donation in its history

NEWS RELEASE:   Donation represents more than 40 million international units to the WFH  (Montreal, December 2, 2009): As part of its continued commitment to hemophilia care around the world, Wyeth, now a part of Pfizer, has pledged more than  40 million international units (IUs) of factor concentrates to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). This […]

1st Person with Hemophilia Reaches Mt. Rainier Summit to Raise Money for Inner-city Youth and International Bleeding Disorder Assistance Jeff Salantai

News Release Cincinnati, Ohio (November 9, 2009) —   On August 5, 2009, two BioRx employees, Jeff Salantai and Eric Hill, began hiking to the summit of Mt. Rainier.  They successfully reached the 14,410-foot summit on August 6.   Hill says, “We hoped to reach one of the largest peaks in the U.S., and we achieved […]

Wyeth Announces Recipients of the Soozie Courter "Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow" Hemophilia Scholarship Program

  Program Marks Continued Commitment to Education and Assistance to Hemophilia Community (Click Here for Announcement)  Collegeville, Pa., September 29, 2009 division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), today announced the recipients of the Soozie Courter “Sharing a Brighter Tomorrow” Hemophilia Scholarship Program for the 2009 assistance for higher education to individuals with hemophilia. Since 2002, Wyeth has donated […]

BioRx and Bayer Healthcare Offer Free

Cincinnati, Ohio (September 28, 2009) (Click Here for PDF)— Bayer HealthCare and BioRx, a specialty pharmaceutical company, announce the availability of Quest for Infusion: Nate Goes to Camp, a new children’s book about hemophilia.  Quest for Infusion: Nate Goes to Camp, written by Chris Perretti Barnes and illustrated by Michael Graham, is the story of […]

PPTA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE TOOL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 23, 2009  Contact: Kara Flynn                                                 Kym H. Kilbourne (443) 458-4669                                                           (443) 458-4682 (443) 370-1177 (cellular)                                           (443) 995-2102 (cellular) kflynn@pptaglobal.org                                            kkilbourne@pptaglobal.org PPTA LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE TOOL (Click Here for PDF) Enhancement to help potential plasma donors find plasma centers  ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 23, 2009) – Visitors to DonatingPlasma.org can more […]

Ablynx Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial for Alx-0081

  01 Sep 2009 Ablynx announced the initiation of a Phase II study for its anti-thrombotic Nanobody ALX-0081, a first-in-class Nanobody targeting von Willebrand Factor (vWF)GHENT, BELGIUM | September 1, 2009 | Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced the initiation of a Phase II study for its anti-thrombotic Nanobody ALX-0081, a first-in-class Nanobody targeting von […]

Ablynx Announces Positive Phase I Results for Subcutaneous Administration of it's Ant-thrombotic NanobodyR (ALX-0681)

GHENT, Belgium, 18 August 2009 – Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced the positive results from its double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, single and multiple dose Phase I study with ALX-0681, a subcutaneous formulation of its novel anti-thrombotic Nanobody® that selectively targets von Willebrand factor (vWF). The positive Phase I data support the progression of ALX-0681 towards […]

Bayer HealthCare Launches Hemophilia Self-Infusion Training Program

News Release   Innovative BayCuff™ Program Empowers Young Members of Hemophilia A Community to Take Control of Their Treatment WAYNE, NJ, July 9, 2009 – Today, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals launched the BayCuff™ self-infusion training program, an educational initiative designed to make infusion of recombinant factor VIII easier for both patients with hemophilia A and for their […]

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