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2010-09-27 03:54:00

BILBAO, Spain, September 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - LPLchip(R) Rapidly and Precisely Detects Mutations Causing LPL Deficiency, a Cause of Acute Pancreatitis - LPLchip(R) Identifies Patients who Could Benefit From Gene Therapy, Such as AMT's Glybera(R), Currently Under Review for EU Approval Progenika Biopharma S.A., a pioneer in the field of personalized medicine, announced today that it has obtained the CE Mark allowing the sale in Europe of its LPLchip(R), the...

2010-07-07 16:51:53

New findings reported in the July issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, are offering new leads as to why some people might suffer from high levels of triglycerides. High triglycerides are a risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. They can also lead to inflammation of the pancreas, the researchers said. The team led by Loren Fong and Stephen Young of the University of California, Los Angeles, has identified the component responsible for bringing a key...

2009-06-18 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today new data showing that a one-time administration of its lead product GlyberaTM results in significant long-term health benefits. Long-term follow-up data from two clinical trials show that one administration with GlyberaTM brings significant and clinically important reduction in acute pancreatitis in lipoprotein lipase...

2009-01-28 12:30:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today during the Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy Forum new data showing that one treatment of its lead product Glybera(R) results in a long term significant and clinically important lowering of the incidence of acute pancreatitis in Lipoprotein Lipase Deficient patients. Recurrent acute pancreatitis is the most...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.