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bluebird bio marks Rare Disease Day 2021 with launch of patient testimonial video

bluebird bio marks Rare Disease Day 2021 with launch of patient testimonial video

Nicoletta Bertelli continued: “Beyond the immediate patient community and specialist clinicians, both the disease and its impact on quality of life are poorly understood. ... in this project to shine a light on the thalassaemia community and to help

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  • NICE launches consultation on its methods of drug evaluation NICE launches consultation on its methods of drug evaluation

    NICE uses the Quality-Adjusted Life Year (QALY) measure to determine whether or not a treatment is cost-effective, with the current threshold set at around £30, 000 per QALY. ... This formula weighs the cost of a potential drug for a year against the

  • Best practice in UK diabetes celebrated at virtual QiC Diabetes Awards 2020 Best practice in UK diabetes celebrated at virtual QiC Diabetes Awards 2020

    QiC Diabetes, which recognises initiatives that improve the quality of life for people living with diabetes, as judged by the NHS, patients and industry, held its tenth annual awards ceremony virtually ... much we value those individuals, teams, Trusts

  • Alkermes’ new antipsychotic clears FDA advisory committee hurdle Alkermes’ new antipsychotic clears FDA advisory committee hurdle

    stimulation. This increased weight gain can also heighten patient’s risk of cardiovascular disease and reduce their quality of life, leading to poor compliance with treatment. ... and bipolar I disorder,” said Craig Hopkinson, chief medical officer

  • World Castleman Disease Day World Castleman Disease Day

    In severe cases, patients risk a life-threatening overproduction of immune cells (cytokine storm), which can lead to organ failure and, ultimately, death. ... they have proven dedication to improving survival outcomes and quality of life (QoL) in

  • Novartis reveals full phase 3 results for Enerzair Breezhaler Novartis reveals full phase 3 results for Enerzair Breezhaler

    quality of life, decreased work productivity and increased emergency or hospital-based medical care,” he added. ... Although there are many new and innovative treatments for asthma, over 40% of patients with severe asthma remain uncontrolled.

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  • Abeona Therapeutics appoints new additions to board of directors Abeona Therapeutics appoints new additions to board of directors

    Its mission to bring relief and an extended, better quality of life to patients, many of whom are children, is closely aligned with my own values, and I am happy to ... I believe Abeona’s pipeline has significant potential to bring transformative

  • Novimmune expands senior management team Novimmune expands senior management team

    Mylène Fleurant as global head of quality. ... Fleurant joins Novimmune with 20 years of quality expertise in life sciences, most recently having served as head of quality affairs at Alvotech, an Icelandic biosimilars specialist.

  • Paolo Casati named as general manager of Santen Italy Paolo Casati named as general manager of Santen Italy

    Casati brings 30 years of management and global business leadership experience in the ophthalmic sector to the role. ... Commenting on his appointment, he said: “Santen group is successful thanks to its commitment to the protection and improvement of

  • Milestone names chief medical officer Milestone names chief medical officer

    Dr Plat joins from Merck &Co where he was head of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular at the company's Merck Research Laboratories division. ... Dr Plat commented that MSP-2017 promises a “paradigm shift” in the treatment of paroxysmal

  • Sanofi's Marcoux joins National Public Relations Sanofi's Marcoux joins National Public Relations

    Marcoux joins the agency from Sanofi, where he was associate vice president of global internal communications and studio production, at the pharma company's Paris headquarters. ... I'm looking forward to helping people better understand the valuable role

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  • Rare Disease Day – why it’s important to show your stripes Rare Disease Day – why it’s important to show your stripes

    The European Commission for Public Health defines rare diseases as life-threatening or chronically debilitating diseases, which are of such a low prevalence that special efforts are needed to address them. ... Discovering the impact of a rare disease on

  • Learning about Rare Genetic Disorders on Undiagnosed Children’s Day

    Many children living with a SWAN will live out their childhood without receiving appropriate treatment that could dramatically improve their quality of life. ... As a company we are devoted to changing lives by helping global life science companies bring

  • Don’t let COVID-19 put the brakes on your career Don’t let COVID-19 put the brakes on your career

    We are placing more emphasis on personal fulfilment, work–life balance and are less constrained by the need to be in an office or adopt traditional working patterns. ... These companies will emerge stronger. Remote working also widens your net in terms

  • How are patient insights applied to clinical trials? How are patient insights applied to clinical trials?

    Some examples include:. The symptoms of their condition. The impact of the condition on their quality of life. ... Examples of how patient insights can be applied throughout the clinical trial process include:.

  • The impact of COVID-19 on cancer care

    These are important factors to consider, as early cancer detection and diagnosis saves money for the NHS and early treatment initiation has been found to improve patients’ quality of life. ... that the diagnosis and management of patients with cancer

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