Author Archives: Alice Melão

BioMarin’s Investigative Gene Therapy for Hemophilia A Wins FDA Breakthrough Designation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to BioMarin Pharmaceutical’s investigative therapy, valoctocogene roxaparvovec to treat patients with hemophilia A. This new status is likely to speed up the development and regulatory review of valoctocogene roxaparvovec, which has already received an Orphan Drug Designation from both…

Researchers Offer a Rundown on New Approaches to Treating Hemophilia

Hemophilia patients are taking heart from a number of innovative treatment approaches that have reached the clinical trials stage. Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia offered a rundown on the advances in an article in the journal Blood titled “Novel approaches to hemophilia therapy: successes and challenges.” They include …