Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Cost-Benefit Analysis Set for Advate, Hemophilia A Treatment

Prime Therapeutics and Takeda will work together to establish the value of Advate, relative to its costs and benefits, as a treatment for hemophilia A. According to Prime, work comparing factors like total health care costs and emergency hospital visits allow the company to better evaluate and distinguish…

Funding Set for TRM-201 Trial for Joint Disease in Hemophilia

Funding has been set for the RESET-HA Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating Tremeau Pharmaceuticals‘ TRM-201 (rofecoxib) in people with hemophilic arthropathy — a painful and degenerative disease caused by recurrent bleeding in the joints. The private investment firm Gurnet Point Capital also will support other aspects of…

Dosing of Fitusiran in U.S. Hemophilia Trials to Resume

Dosing has been resumed in ongoing clinical trials in the U.S. testing the investigational medication fitusiran in adults and adolescents with hemophilia, Sanofi announced in a press release. The company had placed a voluntary dosing hold on its full clinical development program for fitusiran at the end…

myPKFiT Software for Adynovate Now Available in the US

A web-based software to help personalize dosing regimens for hemophilia A patients being treated with Adynovate is now available in the U.S., according to Takeda. The software, called myPKFiT, previously was available only for individuals being treated with Advate. For Adynovate, it is to be used by…

Sanofi Genzyme Places Trials for Fitusiran on Hold

Due to the identification of new adverse events, Sanofi Genzyme has placed a dosing hold on its full clinical development program for fitusiran, an investigational treatment for hemophilia. The decision was announced in a joint statement from the World Federation of Hemophilia, the European…