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Preventive Jivi found to safely reduce bleeds in hemophilia A

Individually tailored prophylaxis, or preventive treatment, with Jivi (damoctocog alfa pegol) nearly halved the number of annual bleeding episodes in people with severe hemophilia A who had previously been on another replacement therapy, according to a Phase 4 post-marketing study. Researchers also observed that none of the patients…

Hemgenix given to 1st patient in Florida at Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital’s cancer institute is the first healthcare center in Florida, and the third in the U.S., to successfully administer the first and only hemophilia B gene therapy, Hemgenix (etranacogene dezaparvovec), to a patient. “The infusion of this therapy is a hallmark of the TGH Cancer Institute’s…

Hemophilia B gene therapy Hemgenix approved in Switzerland

Hemgenix (etranacogene dezaparvovec), the first and only one-time gene therapy approved for hemophilia B, has been approved in Switzerland, CSL Behring, the company marketing the therapy globally, announced. “The approval of Hemgenix in Switzerland marks an important milestone for patients, and we look forward to collaborating with…