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2012-03-30 10:22:19

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today the first in human dosing of recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor VIIa with albumin (rVIIa-FP). The Phase I study will investigate in healthy volunteers the safety and pharmacokinetics of rVIIa-FP in comparison to placebo. CSL Behring, in collaboration with its parent company, CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), is developing rVIIa-FP, a novel therapy to treat hemophilia A and hemophilia B patients who have...

2012-03-28 10:22:59

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Administration of albumin reduces morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patients undergoing large-volume paracentesis due to severe ascites, according to a new meta-analysis published online today in Hepatology, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Compared with alternative treatments, albumin, a natural plasma-derived protein that expands blood plasma volume, significantly reduced the circulatory...

2012-03-26 06:30:01

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the PATH study, an international clinical trial designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of two different doses of subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg), compared with placebo, in maintenance treatment of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). In PATH (Polyneuropathy And Treatment with Hizentra), patients stabilized on intravenous...

2012-03-15 15:00:00

HELSINKI, Finland, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today that the first patient has been treated as part of the REPLACE Phase III clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of fibrinogen concentrate (Human) (FCH) in controlling microvascular bleeding during aortic aneurysm surgery. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that Fibrinogen Concentrate (Human)(FCH) can reduce intraoperative bleeding and, therefore, the volume of donor blood products (e.g., fresh...

2012-03-06 08:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --CSL Behring announced today that treatment with Berinert®, C1 Esterase Inhibitor (Human) within six hours of the onset of an acute hereditary angioedema (HAE) attack provides faster symptom relief than later treatment, according to data presented at the 2012 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting. While HAE patients treated within six hours of attack onset and those treated six hours or more...

2012-03-04 08:45:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented by CSL Behring today suggest that the bioavailability of immunoglobulin G (IgG) therapies is consistent when patients with primary immunodeficiencies switch from one IgG product to another by the subcutaneous route. The analysis, which was presented at the 2012 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology annual meeting, was a joint effort between CSL Behring and physicians at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK...

2012-03-01 07:00:00

BRUSSELS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring is the recipient of a 2012 EURORDIS Award for its pioneering work in developing and manufacturing therapies used to treat rare and serious medical conditions. The global biotherapeutics company, which specializes in plasma-derived and recombinant therapies used to treat congenital bleeding disorders, immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema and inherited respiratory disease, is a subsidiary of CSL Limited (ASX:CSL). (Logo:...

2012-02-24 13:00:00

VIENNA, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has announced that the first patient has been screened in its recombinant coagulation single-chain factor VIII (rFVIII) trial, part of the AFFINITY clinical trial program. The CSL Behring rFVIII, called 'rVIII-SingleChain', is a novel molecule being studied for the treatment of hemophilia A. It is being developed by CSL Behring, in collaboration with its parent company, CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). "CSL is advancing at a very encouraging rate with...

2012-02-21 08:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought leaders from the medical community in Europe and the U.S. examined the pros and cons of using albumin in treating liver disease and sepsis, and in cardiac surgery, during CSL Behring's Key Issues Dialogue - "Albumin in Clinical Fluid Management." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/PH63692LOGO ) The participants engaged in a frank and provocative exchange about the uses and effectiveness of albumin, which is...

2012-02-16 07:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today that the company has been granted orphan drug designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its novel recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor VIIa with albumin (rVIIa-FP). The Orphan Drug Designation is granted for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding episodes in patients with congenital hemophilia and inhibitors to coagulation factor VIII or IX. CSL Behring is...