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Catalyst, Korea’s ISU ABXIS Plan Clinical Studies of Coagulation Factor for Hemophilia B

San Francisco-based Catalyst Biosciences has completed toxicology studies of its new drug CB 2679d/ISU304 — a highly potent next-generation coagulation factor to treat hemophilia B. This  follows the therapy’s recent Investigational New Drug (IND) approval, a necessary step before starting clinical studies, by the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. Patients…

SPK-9001 Boosts Clotting Factor, Cuts Hemophilia B Bleeding Episodes, Study Shows

All of the hemophilia B patients in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial of SPK-9001 experienced clotting-factor increases and reductions in bleeding episodes, according to the therapy’s maker, Spark Therapeutics. University of Pennsylvania medical researcher Adam Cuker will present the updated preliminary results today at the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS)…