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FT-4202, FORMA’s Experimental SCD Therapy, Fares Well in Phase 1 Trial of Healthy Volunteers

  FT-4202, FORMA Therapeutics’ experimental disease-modifying therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD), shows a favorable safety and pharmacokinetic profile in healthy volunteers, according to data from a Phase 1 clinical trial. Patient recruitment is open for the second part of the trial (NCT03815695). Information about trial locations, all in the U.S., is available here. ...

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TIF’s latest Newletter is out now!

Catch up with our most recent newsletter and get informed about TIF’S activities and achievements in the past few months! If you would also like to receive our news directly into your inbox, along with thousands of people across the world, subscribe here!

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LOVING LIFE ENOUGH by Mary Manachi

This is the story of the late Mrs. Mary Manachi from New Jersey, USA, who lost 3 children from thalassaemia back in the 50’s-60’s, when no drugs and medical treatments were available to help prevent their death at a fairly young age. Mrs. Manachi passed away a few years ago, ...

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Bluebird bio announces 1st commercial launch of ZYNTEGLO™in Germany

  Bluebird bio, Inc. announced earlier today the launch  of ZYNTEGLO™ in Germany,  the company’s one-time gene therapy for patients 12 years and older with transfusion-dependent β-thalassaemia (TDT) who do not have a β0/β0 genotype, for whom haematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation is appropriate but a human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-matched related ...

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Deferasirox Accord: A new generic of Exjade recommended for approval by the EMA

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the European Medicines Agency‚ (EMA) committee responsible for human medicines, has recently adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Deferasirox Accord, by Accord Healthcare S.L.U.   Deferasirox Accord is a generic of Exjade, ...

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