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Gene Therapy Roctavian Prevents Bleeds Over 5 Years, Data Show

The investigational gene therapy Roctavian continues to effectively and safely prevent bleeding episodes and the need for clotting factor VIII replacement therapy in adults with severe hemophilia A, five-year data from a Phase 1/2 study show. BioMarin Pharmaceutical, the therapy’s developer, plans to share the data in…

First Patient Dosed in Open-label Trial of MarzAA

The first participant has been dosed in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating marzeptacog alfa activated (MarzAA) to treat bleeding episodes in patients with factor VII (FVII) deficiency, Glanzmann thrombasthenia, and hemophilia A with inhibitors receiving treatment…

Hemophilia B Patients in US Face Great Financial, Personal Burden

Severe hemophilia B patients receiving prophylactic, or preventive treatment with factor IX face a significant financial and personal burden, according to data from two U.S. population-based medical databases. These findings were reported in a study, “Clinical, humanistic, and economic burden of severe hemophilia B in the United States:…

Hemophilia B Gene Therapy AMT-061 Safe, Effective, Trial Data Show

AMT-061 (etranacogene dezaparvovec), uniQure‘s investigational gene therapy for hemophilia B, is safe and effective — even in patients with pre-existing antibodies against the treatment’s viral carrier, according to new trial data. Data from the Phase 3 HOPE-B trial suggest that nearly all hemophilia B patients, regardless of pre-existing viral…

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…