Forest Ray received his PhD in systems biology from Columbia University, where he developed tools to match drug side effects to other diseases. He has since worked as a journalist and science writer, covering topics from rare diseases to the intersection between environmental science and social justice. He currently lives in Long Beach, California.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted fast track designation to marzeptacog alfa activated (MarzAA), a lab-made version of clotting factor VIIa for the subcutaneous (under-the-skin) treatment ... Read more
People living with bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease report consistently high levels of satisfaction with the care they receive at U.S. hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs), ... Read more
At standard U.S. doses, Hemlibra (emicizumab) provides comparable or even superior clinical benefits than prophylactic factor VIII (FVIII) replacement therapy among adults with severe hemophilia A and no inhibitors, according ... Read more
Treatment with Alprolix improves bleeding control, reduces the need for infusions, and improves patient compliance among people with hemophilia B, according to a review of real-world data. The study, “Real‐world ... Read more
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the DNA Medicine Institute (DMI) a $1.5 million grant to advance a quick and easy way of monitoring factor VIII (FVIII) and Hemlibra (emicizumab) blood levels in people with hemophilia A, ... Read more
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is inviting the country’s bleeding disorder community and others to participate in a first virtual Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk on Oct. 10. The ... Read more