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TIF Releases New Scientific Bulletin To Highlight Research On Haemoglobin Disorders
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TIF Releases New Scientific Bulletin To Highlight Research On Haemoglobin Disorders

A key objective of the Thalassaemia International Federation is to inform and update regularly the global haemoglobinopathies family, both patients and physicians, on the progress and new developments that arise…
UK & Wales: NICE Recommends First Treatment In Two Decades For Sickle Cell Disease
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UK & Wales: NICE Recommends First Treatment In Two Decades For Sickle Cell Disease

For the first time in 20 years, a new therapy for sickle cell disease is to be made available on the UK National Health Service (NHS). Crizanlizumab (Adakveo) by Novartis…
Mitapivat Granted Priority Review By The FDA For Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency
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Mitapivat Granted Priority Review By The FDA For Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Deficiency

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Agios’ New Drug Application (NDA) for Mitapivat for the treatment of adults with pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency. The NDA was granted…
Global Blood Submits US Application For Expanded Use Of SCD Drug, Oxbryta, In Patients Aged 4-11 Years
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Global Blood Submits US Application For Expanded Use Of SCD Drug, Oxbryta, In Patients Aged 4-11 Years

Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) as young as age 4 could be prescribed Oxbryta (Voxelotor) if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) submitted by…
Clinical Trials Update: The June 2021 Edition
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Clinical Trials Update: The June 2021 Edition

TIF provides you with comprehensive and up-to-date information on developing drugs and therapies for thalassaemia and sickle cell disease (SCD) currently in clinical trials. Our most recent June 2021 update…
Bluebirdbio Announces The Lifting Of FDA Clinical Hold for Sickle Cell Disease And β-Thalassaemia Studies
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Bluebirdbio Announces The Lifting Of FDA Clinical Hold for Sickle Cell Disease And β-Thalassaemia Studies

bluebird bio, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the clinical holds on the Phase 1/2 HGB-206 and Phase 3 HGB-210 studies of LentiGlobin…
The Lancet: Russian Coronavirus Sputnik V Vaccine Achieves Over 90% Efficacy
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The Lancet: Russian Coronavirus Sputnik V Vaccine Achieves Over 90% Efficacy

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was 91.6% effective in preventing people from developing Covid-19, according to peer-reviewed results from its late-stage clinical trial published yesterday in The Lancet international medical journal.…
Clinical Trial Cleared for GPH101: The First Potentially Curative Sickle Cell Disease Therapy
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Clinical Trial Cleared for GPH101: The First Potentially Curative Sickle Cell Disease Therapy

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an investigational new drug (IND) application for the experimental gene editing therapy GPH101 by Graphite Bio to initiate a Phase 1/2…
What’s New In Clinical Trials for Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease?
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What’s New In Clinical Trials for Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease?

There is a lot of hustle and bustle in the scientific fields of thalassemia and sickle cell disease during the past few months, with many companies making remarkable progress in…
EU Approves Adakveo to Treat Vaso Occlusive Crises in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
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EU Approves Adakveo to Treat Vaso Occlusive Crises in Sickle Cell Disease Patients

The European Commission has approved Novartis’ Adakveo (crizanlizumab) as a preventive treatment for recurrent Vaso-Occlusive Crises (VOCs) in patients, 16 and older, with sickle cell disease (SCD). This approval follows a recommendation for conditional approval issued in July…
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