Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

1st Patient Dosed in Phase 3 Trial of Injectable MarzAA

The first participant has been dosed in a Phase 3 clinical trial testing marzeptacog alfa activated (MarzAA), an experimental under-the-skin therapy for hemophilia A and B patients with inhibitors. The study, called Crimson-1 (NCT04489537) and sponsored by the therapy’s developer, Catalyst Biosciences, is currently recruiting patients at…

Continuous Advate IV Effectively Prevented Bleeds in Surgery

Continuous into-the-vein (intravenous) infusions of Advate immediately before and after major orthopedic surgery is as safe and effective as standard, short, bolus infusions at preventing bleeds in men with moderate-to-severe hemophilia A. That finding from a Phase 3/4 clinical trial — the first controlled trial to compare the two types…