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2014-05-02 08:25:41

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the pivotal pediatric phase III study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of its novel investigational recombinant factor VIII single chain (rVIII-SingleChain) for the treatment of previously treated children (up to age 11 years) with severe hemophilia A. The study site for this first enrollment is Malaysia. A minimum of 25 previously treated...

2014-04-17 08:28:23

Donated coagulation factor supports WFH Global Alliance for Progress program KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today that the company will continue its ongoing commitment to the global coagulation disorders community with a donation of product to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH). The donation, provided in connection with World Hemophilia Day on April 17, supports WFH's Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) program aimed at improving the...

Researchers Link Von Willebrand Factor To Heart-valve Calcium Deposits
2013-11-07 09:32:39

Rice University Heart valves calcify over time, and Rice University scientists are beginning to understand why. The Rice lab of bioengineer Jane Grande-Allen found through studies of pigs’ heart valves that age plays a critical role in the valves’ progressive hardening, and the problem may be due to the infiltration of a protein known as von Willebrand factor (VWF). Tissues from pig valves are commonly used to make human heart-valve replacements. VWF helps regulate blood clotting...

2012-06-21 23:03:15

Strategic focus and robust portfolio of services continue to create record distribution trend for specialty biotech distributor BDI Pharma. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 BDI Pharma, Inc. (BDI), the nation´s fastest growing national distributor of biotech therapies, after finishing the previous calendar year with a record level of distribution in anti-hemophilic factor (AHF), announced today that through the first five (5) months of 2012, the company´s distribution is tracking...


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