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2014-01-09 08:26:57

--Partnership to Focus on Developing Novel Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease and Beta-Thalassemia-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ:BIIB) and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced today an exclusive worldwide collaboration and license agreement focused on the development of therapeutics for hemoglobinopathies, inherited conditions that result from the abnormal structure or underproduction of hemoglobin. The...

2014-01-08 08:27:43

RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that Edward Lanphier, Sangamo's president and chief executive officer, will present an update on Sangamo's clinical and preclinical ZFP Therapeutic(®) programs and upcoming milestones, as well as an overview of the Company's business strategy at the 32(nd) Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday, January 16(th) at 11:00 am PT in San Francisco. (Logo:...

2013-12-09 14:00:42

New research presented today during the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans uncovers several important insights into the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease and thalassemia that may soon translate into the development of better, more targeted treatments for hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited, chronic disorder affecting nearly 100,000 Americans. Instead of producing healthy red blood cells,...

2013-11-04 14:11:33

In-depth look at living with thalassemia A CHEO-led multi-site North American study, headed by Dr. Robert Klaassen, lead investigator at CHEO and associate professor in the University of Ottawa's Department of Pediatrics, has confirmed the validity and reliability of a quality of life measurement tool for children and adults with thalassemia major. The tool was created between 2006 and 2009 through the combined efforts of CHEO, the Hospital for SickKids and Laurentian University....


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