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Reblozyl (luspatercept-aamt) Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for the Treatment of Adults with β-Thalassaemia

  On 30 April 2020, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product REBLOZYL, intended for the treatment of adults with beta-thalassaemia or transfusion-dependent anaemia associated with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The applicant for this medicinal product is Celgene Europe BV. ...

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The 1st TIF Webinar for Medical Specialists scheduled for 11 May

The 1st webinar for Medical Specialists organised in the context of TIF’s eThalEd online course has just arrived! Dr Antonio Piga, Professor of Paediatrics & Dean of the Medicine School at San Luigi University Hospital of the Turin University, will be the host of this introductory webinar entitled ”Access to New Therapies: Reblozyl”. ...

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Oxford Set To Start First UK Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Today

The first UK vaccine candidate to prevent coronavirus infection is set to begin clinical testing in human volunteers  today. Its developers at the University of Oxford hope to have 1m vaccine doses ready by September to carry out large-scale clinical trials during the autumn and, if all goes well, to ...

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COVID-19: TIF Releases Position Statement on the Inclusion of Thalassaemia & SCD Patients in the High-Risk Population

  The SARS-CoV-2 infection presents particular challenges and great risks to patients with thalassaemia and sickle cell disease (SCD) and, if their appropriate clinical management as described in International Guidelines is not safeguarded in the context of national policies developed for fighting COVID-19, their health and quality of life will ...

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