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Latest Factor VIII Stories

2011-07-18 07:30:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has donated more than 1 million international units (IU) of von Willebrand factor (VWF)/Factor VIII (FVIII) replacement medication to patients through the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). The donation supports WFH's progress in improving the diagnosis and treatment of bleeding disorders in developing countries through its Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program. It is part of the commitment CSL Behring has made to WFH...

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...

2011-05-19 15:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances that CSL Behring is making in developing innovative new technologies to meet the unmet therapeutic needs of patients with hemophilia A and B will be the topic of an oral presentation at an international medical congress on May 22, 2011. CSL Behring is a global biotherapeutics company specializing in plasma-derived and recombinant therapies and is a subsidiary of CSL Limited (ASX:CSL). CSL627, a unique single-chain recombinant...

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...

2011-03-04 11:08:00

BARCELONA, Spain, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, a global healthcare company and biopharmaceutical manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain today announced that it received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for revised labeling for Alphanate® Antihemophilic Factor/von Willebrand Factor Complex (Human) indicating that certain manufacturing steps have been shown to reduce the infectivity of a experimental TSE agent that is a model for variant...

2011-02-16 07:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. and MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a means of aiding the World Federation of Hemophilia's (WFH) progress in improving the diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia in developing countries through its Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program, CSL Behring has committed to donating more factor VIII concentrate (FVIII) to WFH. The donated product will be used in South America, Thailand, the Philippines, parts of eastern Europe, parts of the Middle East, and in...

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...