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Drones Land in the Cell and Gene Therapy Space

Cell and gene therapies could be literally flying high soon from now! The Italy-based biotech company Anemocyte, in collaboration with RPS Aerospace,  developed a remotely piloted drone system to securely transport final cell and gene therapy products straight from manufacturing sites to clinical centers. The current prototype can also transport ...

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Delegation visit to Germany – 4-5 July 2019

  A TIF delegation visit to Germany took place on 04 – 05 July 2019. The Delegation Team was comprised of Mr George Constantinou (TIF Secretary) and Dr Eva-Maria Knoll (TIF collaborator in Austria and the Maldives). The team was accompanied by Mr. Zabihullah Safai (Board Member of SAM Deutschland ...

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Bluebird puts €1.58m price on gene therapy Zynteglo

  Bluebird bio Inc. set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe earlier this month to to treat patients 12 years and older with transfusion-dependent β-thalassaemia (TDT), who have no matching donor for a stem ...

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FROM PUMP TO PILL by Chanapa Tantibanchachai

Winner Story #1 – International Thalassaemia Day 2018   “As I reflect on my past, present and future as a thalassemia patient, I can’t help but be in complete awe of the clinical advances that have been made just in the past two and a half decades that I’ve been ...

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مييا حمااكة واقعي مع الثالس by Hanady Alsanwi

Winner Story #2– International Thalassaemia Day 2018   متكرر ما بني الفرتة واألخرى ونظرات ً ال يفارق جسدي ونقل دما ً للمستشفى وآملا يف اعني و الدي ً خوفا و صعوبة احلياة اجلسدية واحلياة الواقعية يف ظل احلروب الدائمة يف بالدنا وصعوبة العيش وانقطاع االدوية بشكل مستمر , اصبح اآلمل ...

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