Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Implanting 3D Bioscaffolds in Rats Works to Trigger FVIII Production

Implanting bioscaffolds — 3D biological scaffolds made up of collagen and other molecules — carrying transformed liver cells into rats successfully triggered the production of factor VIII (FVIII), the clotting protein missing in people with hemophilia A. According to researchers, these bioscaffolds may be a therapeutic alternative to FVIII…

Patients on Prophylactics Maintain Pain Thresholds Over Year Study

Differences in sensory detection and pain thresholds were found in hemophilia patients taking prophylactics, compared to healthy individuals, and these differences did not change over the course of a one-year follow-up study. These findings indicate that “under prophylactic treatment, the existing difference in the pain profile between [people with…

FDA Puts Hold on SIG-001 Phase 1/2 Trial for Hemophilia A

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a clinical hold on Sigilon Therapeutics’ Phase 1/2 study evaluating the investigational therapy SIG-001 in adults with severe or moderately severe hemophilia A. The move comes after a serious adverse event (SAE) occurred involving one of the three participants…