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2008-09-24 12:00:37

Kiadis Pharma, an oncology focused pharmaceutical development company, has announced that its lead product Atir has received orphan drug designation from the European Medicines Agency for the prevention of acute graft versus host disease following an allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. The European Medicines Agency's orphan drug designation is reserved for new therapies being developed to treat life-threatening or chronically debilitating diseases or conditions that are relatively rare...

2008-09-22 06:00:11

AMSTERDAM, September 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiadis Pharma announced today that its lead product ATIR(TM) has been granted orphan drug designation (ODD) by the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) for the prevention of acute Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD) following an allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. "Following the orphan drug designation granted by the FDA for our lead product ATIR(TM), this is another important milestone in the development of ATIR(TM) as a novel approach which may enable...

2008-09-20 21:00:32

FAMOUS faces from Liverpool FC have pledged their support for the Sign Up For Faye campaign. The drive was inspired by eight-year-old Faye Lafferty, who died on July 30, two months after a bone marrow transplant. Striker Fernando Torres and manager Rafa Benitez have signed a T- shirt to be given away in a draw for people who sign up. Potential donors need to be aged between 18 and 40 and in good health. Donors who are male or from ethnic minorities are in short supply. Log on...

2008-09-03 18:00:41

A SPECIAL bone marrow clinic to recruit potential donors is being held in the ECHO'S atrium today. Between 4pm and 7pm, the Anthony Nolan Trust was due to sign up volunteer lifesavers. Pop star Liz McClarnon spent the day scouring the city streets to recruit them in Liverpool today as part of a new SKY1 programme celebrating random acts of kindness. The clinic has been inspired by the plight of Southport children Ella and Sam Wright who desperately need a bone marrow transplant and...

2005-08-02 10:19:15

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Ten percent of long-term survivors of a bone marrow transplant experience impairment in functional, social and emotional areas, according to findings published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Looked at the other way, "this study has a positive message for clinicians and the children they treat," lead author Dr. Kirsten K. Ness from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis told Reuters Health. The majority (90 percent)...


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Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...

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