Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

New Analysis Confirms Hemlibra’s Sustained Efficacy in Controlling Bleeding in Some Children With Hemophilia A

A new analysis of the Phase 3 HAVEN 2 study’s results shows that Genentech’s Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) prophylaxis (preventive treatment) leads to significant reductions in the number of bleeds among hemophilia A children younger than 12 with factor VIII inhibitors. The results showed that Hemlibra administered on different schedules — once a…

Data Supports Potential for Personalized Hemophilia A Therapy with Nuwiq, WFH Presentations Show

Since every hemophilia A patient responds differently to therapies, researchers are working to develop personalized preventive (prophylaxis) strategies with Nuwiq (antihemophilic factor [recombinant].) Octapharma, the treatment’s manufacturer, presented data showing that an individual’s pharmacokinetic (PK) profile (how the therapy works once inside the body) can be used to possibly…

Hemlibra Looks to Reach ‘Ultimate Goal’ of Treating All with Hemophilia A and with Choice in Dosing, Genentech Director Says

Should regulatory authorities agree with favorable results from Genentech’s ongoing Phase 3 studies of Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh),  hemophilia A patients may have a treatment they can use regardless of inhibitor status, with a choice of three dosing schedules that might better match their lifestyle and preferences. “The ultimate goal for…