β-thalassaemia

La Repubblica: Gene Editing Cured Two Siblings With Thalassaemia In Italy
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La Repubblica: Gene Editing Cured Two Siblings With Thalassaemia In Italy

Cured of thalassemia, thanks to gene editing. According to a recent news report published in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Erika and Emanuele Guarini, two siblings from Pistoia, Tuscany, aged…
Coming Up This Thursday: Discussion On Access To Innovative Therapies – The Reblozyl Case
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Coming Up This Thursday: Discussion On Access To Innovative Therapies – The Reblozyl Case

After receiving numerous questions from patients regarding the innovative treatment for β-thalassaemia Reblozyl (luspatercept), approved for use in the US, Europe, and Canada, TIF proceeds to organise an interactive, online…
EdiGene Announces First Patient Enrolment In Phase I Clinical Trial Of Gene-editing Therapy ET-01 For Patients With β-Thalassaemia
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EdiGene Announces First Patient Enrolment In Phase I Clinical Trial Of Gene-editing Therapy ET-01 For Patients With β-Thalassaemia

The Chinese biotechnology company EdiGene announced yesterday that the first patient was enrolled in the multicentre, Phase I clinical study of its investigational gene editing hematopoietic stem cell therapy ET-01…
TIF Position Statement: Demanding Access To Existing And Upcoming Gene Therapies For β-Thalassaemia
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TIF Position Statement: Demanding Access To Existing And Upcoming Gene Therapies For β-Thalassaemia

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) is expressing its grave disappointment over the recent announcement of Bluebird Bio regarding the “wind-down” of its operations in Europe and the exclusive disposal of…
Bluebird Bio Resumes Marketing Of Gene Therapy Zynteglo For β-Thalassaemia In Europe
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Bluebird Bio Resumes Marketing Of Gene Therapy Zynteglo For β-Thalassaemia In Europe

The European Medicines Agency (EMA)’s safety committee (PRAC) has concluded that there is no evidence Zynteglo causes a blood cancer known as acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Zynteglo, a gene therapy…
It’s Here: The 4th Edition Of TIF Guidelines For The Management of TDT
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It’s Here: The 4th Edition Of TIF Guidelines For The Management of TDT

TIF, its Board of Directors, and its International Scientific Advisory Board proudly present the 4th Edition of the Federation’s most prestigious and renowned publication, the TIF Guidelines For The Management…
Ali Sattarpour: ”Thalassaemia did not stop me from living a normal life”
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Ali Sattarpour: ”Thalassaemia did not stop me from living a normal life”

In occasion of the International Thalassaemia Day 2021, Ali Sattarpour, 45, France, Fédération SOS GLOBI Vice President and TIF’s Thalassaemia Patient Advocacy Group (T-PAG) Member, recounts a life of struggles,…
TIF’s Statement on Accessibility of Gene Therapy for Thalassaemia
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TIF’s Statement on Accessibility of Gene Therapy for Thalassaemia

The Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) expresses its disappointment about the outcome of the reimbursement negotiation process concerning gene therapy (Zynteglo™) for transfusion-dependent thalassaemia patients, announced last week. The Federation’s distress…
Blood Donors’ COVID-19 Antibodies: Do They Have A Positive Significance for Blood Recipients?
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Blood Donors’ COVID-19 Antibodies: Do They Have A Positive Significance for Blood Recipients?

According to recent data released by the American Red Cross, in the first week of March 2021 more than 20% of blood donations from unvaccinated people in the US had…
A Head-to-Head Comparison of BMT, Gene Therapy & Gene Editing Through A Brand New TIF Infographic
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A Head-to-Head Comparison of BMT, Gene Therapy & Gene Editing Through A Brand New TIF Infographic

The expansion of management options and therapies for patients with thalassaemia is nowadays a reality, thanks to the application of new, revolutionary scientific procedures. However, patients’ understanding on the distinct…
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