Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Fitusiran Reduced Bleeding Regardless of Inhibitor Status

Monthly treatment with the investigational medication fitusiran can reduce bleeding in people with hemophilia A and B, with or without inhibitors, according to data from two Phase 3 clinical trials. “We are encouraged by the data from these initial Phase 3 studies demonstrating fitusiran’s potential as a new…

‘Reverse Vaccination’ May Help Prevent Immune Response

A newly designed platform based on the principle of “reverse vaccination” could be used to prevent the development of an immune response that blocks the effectiveness of treatments for hemophilia and other disorders. “For nearly a third of patients with hemophilia A … their own immune system is…

Hemlibra Works to Reduce Bleeding Rates in Hemophilia A Children

Preventive treatment with Hemlibra (emicizumab) safely and effectively reduced bleeding rates in children with hemophilia A who were treated at a center in Texas, according to a new report. “We demonstrate a successful experience with emicizumab prophylaxis and safe [surgical] approach with a focus on minimizing postoperative bleeding,”…