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2011-07-28 01:30:00

KYOTO, Japan, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Inspiration) today announced data from its clinical development program for OBI-1, an intravenous (IV) recombinant porcine factor VIII product (rpFVIII), intended for the treatment of bleeding in people with hemophilia A with inhibitors and in people with acquired hemophilia. The data were presented in a Scientific Session held in conjunction with the 23rd Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis...

2011-05-31 09:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today that it has been granted Orphan Drug Designations (ODD) by the European Commission for the development of its recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor VIIa with albumin (rVIIa-FP), a novel therapy to treat hemophilia A and hemophilia B patients with inhibitors. The designations would entitle CSL Behring to exclusively market recombinant factor VIIa fused with albumin in Europe for a period of 10...

2011-04-28 11:40:00

MONTVILLE, N.J., and MONTREAL, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) are announcing a three-year extension of Bayer's sponsorship agreement with WFH. The agreement calls for Bayer to serve as sole sponsor of WFH's International Hemophilia Training Centre (IHTC) program, in addition to providing support for other WFH activities, such as its Web site and Congress. Established in 1969, the IHTC program gives health care...

2011-04-25 08:30:00

WAYNE, N.J., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new storage option for Kogenate® FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant), now allowing the product to be stored at room temperature (up to 77 degrees F) for up to one year. Compared with the previous three-month room temperature option, this new storage option for Kogenate FS offers added convenience for patients...

2011-04-14 11:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help raise money and awareness for bleeding disorders, Bayer is launching the 2011 Bayer Virtual Walk for Hemophilia, the first interactive program of its kind in support of people with hemophilia. The Virtual Walk is Bayer's latest digital offering for the hemophilia community. The company is asking people to step up for an important cause by virtually walking online for the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) and its local participating...

2011-02-03 01:30:00

GENEVA, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Inspiration) today presented pharmacokinetic (PK) data on its lead product, IB1001, a recombinant factor IX (FIX) for the treatment and prevention of bleeding in individuals with hemophilia B. Results of the Phase 1 portion of an ongoing IB1001 clinical study demonstrated non-inferiority of IB1001 in achieving overall levels of replacement factor compared to BeneFIX®, the only approved recombinant...

2011-02-02 06:30:00

NES-ZIONA, Israel, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc., (NYSE Amex: PBTH), today reported positive results from a comparative study of its biobetter longer-acting version of the hemophilia drug Factor IX (Factor IX-CTP) in Factor IX-depleted hemophilic mice. The study was designed to measure the potential increase in clotting activity and duration of therapeutic effect of PROLOR's long-acting CTP-modified Factor IX when compared with commercially available recombinant...

2011-01-11 09:47:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new editorial article, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, suggests physicians should be more careful when prescribing drugs "off-label." The use of the drug recombinant activated factor 7 (rFVIIa), despite its potential for adverse events, shows the serious shortcomings of Canada's current drug surveillance system, according to the commentary. Off-label use of this therapy, which is a blood product, was driven by key physician opinion leaders who...

2011-01-10 14:49:07

The use of recombinant activated factor 7 (rFVIIa) despite its potential for adverse events displays the serious shortcomings of Canada's current drug surveillance system, according to a commentary published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj101842.pdf. Off-label use of this therapy "” a blood product "” was driven by key physician opinion leaders who thought recombinant factor VIIa could be used to treat or...

2010-12-16 07:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalyst Biosciences, Inc., the leading company in the discovery and development of engineered proteases, today announced the receipt of a $4.0 million milestone payment from Pfizer Inc. under the terms of the collaboration agreement for the development of improved recombinant human Factor VIIa variants for the treatment of hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. "We are very encouraged by the progress made to date in our...