2010 News Releases

2010 News Releases

CSL Behring Announces Availability of Next Generation HeliTrax System for People with Hemophilia A
01 Dec 2010

CSL Behring announced today the availability of the next generation HeliTrax System as part of a specially designed software platform for Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad devices. This enhanced system is designed to improve therapy management for people with hemophilia A who use CSL Behring’s recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII).

Raising Awareness of Alpha 1 on World COPD Day
17 Nov 2010

Huffing and puffing as he carried his luggage through airports at the age of 40, businessman Mike Wummer began to question the chronic shortness of breath he was experiencing at such a young age. Whether playing basketball or trumpet, skiing or glassblowing with his two sons, the active father would frequently have trouble breathing, forcing him to visit the emergency room.

CSL Behring Launches Interlaken Leadership Awards to Support Research into Neuroimmunology
29 Oct 2010

To demonstrate its continued commitment to innovative immunoglobulin (Ig) research, CSL Behring announced today it has created the Interlaken Leadership Awards. This global awards program will provide monetary grants to advance medical research and knowledge about the potential role of immunoglobulin therapy in the treatment of neurologic disorders.

FDA/EMA blood 'cluster:' Pharma could benefit from streamlined clinical trial requirements
27 Oct 2010

The FDA and EMA's most recently formed discussion group addresses blood-related drug products, and pharma companies involved in the space said they hope the agencies can agree on study designs. The result could be the avoidance of unnecessary testing replication or unnecessary diverse testing methodologies, sources said.

Primary Immunodeficiency Can Isolate People from World, Loved Ones
18 Oct 2010

Imagine living in a world where even common germs can trigger extreme illness that won’t go away. This is the reality for nearly 10 million children and adults living with primary immunodeficiency (PI).

Data Support Hizentra Efficacy, Safety After Dose-Equivalent Switch in Adult and Pediatric Patients with Primary Immunodeficiency
07 Oct 2010

Hizentra (IgPro20) provides primary immunodeficiency (PI) patients with a safe and effective alternative to other immunoglobulin therapies when given in equivalent doses, according to a Phase III pivotal trial data presented today at the XIVth Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID).