Latest Bone marrow failure Stories

2014-08-26 16:28:30

- New first-in-class treatment option for this previously treated SAA patient population LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the once-daily use of Promacta(®) (eltrombopag) in patients with severe aplastic anaemia (SAA) who have had an insufficient response to immunosuppressive therapy (IST).(1) SAA is a blood disorder...

2014-01-27 12:30:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers hosted a first-of-its-kind symposium focusing on pediatric bone marrow failure, bringing together more than 20 experts from around the nation to collaborate, discuss their research interests and develop research goals. Led by Dr. Alison Bertuch, pediatric hematologist at Texas Children's Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, the symposium was made...

2014-01-06 08:22:44

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hours away from tonight's highly-anticipated BCS National Championship game in Pasadena, Calif., Florida State University's head football coach, Jimbo Fisher, is already celebrating a tremendous victory off the field. In addition to leading the No. 1 football program to the championship for the first time since 1999, Jimbo and his wife, Candi, made huge strides this season toward raising awareness and funds to fight Fanconi anemia (FA) -...

2013-12-09 10:46:20

Scientists recommend testing for Pearson syndrome in patients with congenital anemia Some babies diagnosed with and treated for a bone marrow failure disorder, called Diamond Blackfan Anemia, may actually be affected by a very rare anemia syndrome that has a different disease course and treatment, say scientists from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Genetic analysis of DNA from 175 patients believed to have Diamond Blackfan Anemia, identified eight that...

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