Navigation Links
CSL Behring Awards Advocacy Grants to Patient Groups in Maryland, New England, the Midwest and Washington
Date:1/20/2011

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring, a global leader in the plasma protein biotherapies industry and a subsidiary of CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), has awarded advocacy grants totaling almost $100,000 to six patient organizations through the Local Empowerment for Advocacy Development (LEAD) program. LEAD grants support the grassroots advocacy efforts of organizations committed to helping people who use plasma-derived or recombinant therapies to manage rare and serious diseases.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/PH63692LOGO)

"CSL Behring is pleased to recognize and support these organizations, all of which play a vital role in expanding patient access to information and healthcare," said Dennis Jackman, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, CSL Behring. "We hope these grants will help improve the lives of people with bleeding disorders, immune deficiencies and hereditary angioedema."

The following organizations were awarded CSL Behring LEAD grants:

The Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland (HFM), Parkville, MDHFM received a LEAD grant from CSL Behring to support its legislative initiatives for Maryland Bleeding Disorders Standards of Care. The Foundation is looking to build upon its success from the previous legislative session when the bill was first introduced.

"In 2010 our small but proactive bleeding disorders community championed the introduction of the Hemophilia Standards of Care Act (Health Insurance Coverage for the Treatment of Bleeding Disorders)," said Executive Director Emma Miller-Clark. "The LEAD grant will enable us to pick up where we left off in 2010 and provide funding to continue HFM Maryland Days and educate future advocates.  Thank you CSL Behring for bringing us one step closer to passage of the Hemophilia Standards of Care Act!"

The Blee
'/>"/>

SOURCE CSL Behring
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. ProFibrix and CSL Behring Enter Into Fibrinogen and Thrombin Supply Agreement
2. CSL Behrings Innovative HeliTrax(SM) System Helps Physicians Manage Hemophilia A Patients
3. Video: CSL Behring Provides $1.2M Grant for Worlds First Study of Postpartum Women with VWD, Common Bleeding Disorder
4. GeoVax Labs CSO Dr. Harriet L. Robinson to be Honored at 2011 Georgia Bio (GaBio) Community Awards Ceremony
5. Nano squid skin: DOD awards $6M for metamaterials research
6. NeoStem Chairman and CEO to be Honored at the Moves 2010 Power Women Awards
7. IRS Awards Cash Grant to Advanced Life Sciences Under the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project
8. 2010 Lasker Awards Honor Trailblazers in Medical Research and Clinical Care
9. Talecris Biotherapeutics GmbH Awards Winners of the 7th Annual European ALTA Research Fellowship at 2010 ERS Meeting
10. Octapharma Grants Program Awards First Research Grant to Rush University Medical Center
11. NeoStem Named Best Stem Cell Company in The New Economys 2010 Biotech Awards
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014  Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDX ... gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that it ... Thursday, November 6, 2014. Following the announcement, the ... call and webcast at 4:30pm ET to review ... update. The live webcast can be ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... and collaboration provider, offers Office 365 end users ... into a complete phone system by adding voice ... 365 (O365) includes Lync Online, a communication tool ... Lync calls. With hosted voice, O365 becomes a ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Whitehouse Laboratories has formally ... Stability Testing and Package Test Capacity. Responding to growing ... a dramatic increase in environmental chamber storage space that ... and aging samples to be securely held on site ... capital expenditure has already taken place with the recent ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... A new report, commissioned by BioCrossroads and conducted by ... at Indiana,s capital market and ... time frames: 1993 to 2002 and 2003 to 2013.  ... investment growth.  The Life Science Innovation Capital in ... innovation dollars as well as an increase in life ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ardelyx to Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 6, 2014 2SoundConnect Launches Voice Enablement and Hybrid Audio Conferencing for Office 365 2SoundConnect Launches Voice Enablement and Hybrid Audio Conferencing for Office 365 3Whitehouse Labs Announces Major Capital Investment in Stability and Storage Testing Capacity 2Whitehouse Labs Announces Major Capital Investment in Stability and Storage Testing Capacity 3New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 2New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 3New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 4New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 5
... 2011 SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and ... election of Joseph Nemmers and Kevin Hrusovsky to its ... has been appointed to the position of Chairman of ...
... 2011 OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTCBB: ONCS), a ... treat solid tumor cancers that have unmet medical ... to its leadership team. Formed earlier this year, ... for its tumor-destroying, tissue-sparing ElectroOncology therapies before the ...
... a one-atom thick sheet of carbon atoms arranged ... that has taken scientific communities and industrial sectors ... such as high current-carrying capacity and thermal conductivity, ... semiconductor circuits and computers. Moreover, it enables table-top ...
Cached Biology Technology:SeraCare Announces the Election of Joseph Nemmers and Kevin Hrusovsky to the Board of Directors 2SeraCare Announces the Election of Joseph Nemmers and Kevin Hrusovsky to the Board of Directors 3SeraCare Announces the Election of Joseph Nemmers and Kevin Hrusovsky to the Board of Directors 4OncoSec Announces Leadership Team Appointments 2OncoSec Announces Leadership Team Appointments 3OncoSec Announces Leadership Team Appointments 4Why graphene holds the key to the future 2
(Date:10/27/2014)... Ga. – Multiple times each day, about a third ... pressure – for at least an hour after the ... , Now they want to know how chronic mental ... response so they can determine the best ways to ... sodium is bad for you – these patients have ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... — Recent breakthroughs may pave the way for ... parasitic helminths. These flatworms, including tapeworms that cause ... flukes (schistosomes), infect more than 300 million people ... lost due to chronic illness and death each ... of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, and scientific ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... /CNW/ - A robust contingent of Canadian researchers will present ... (HIV R4P) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa ... Oct. 28 to 31 is expected to attract up to ... HIV R4P is the world,s first and only scientific meeting ... Twenty nine oral and poster presentations will be made by ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers look for the best way to help shake too much sodium 2Researchers look for the best way to help shake too much sodium 3Researchers look for the best way to help shake too much sodium 4GW researcher adapting breakthrough technologies to combat parasitic worm infections 2Canadian Research Well Represented at HIV Prevention Conference 2
... their offspring so they inherit either their mother,s or ... offspring are more likely to have daughters. Weaker ... produce more sons. The study, by scientists at ... University (Japan), is published today (9 January) in the ...
... effect on alpine vegetation than at first anticipated, according to ... and published in Nature Climate Change . The first ... some alpine meadows could disappear within the next few decades. ... Sciences and the University of Vienna, biologists from 13 different ...
... warmest since global climate has been measured, and while ... plant communities that reflect this warming trend, no study ... until now. With the publication of "Continent-wide ... Advance Online Publication (AOP) in Nature Climate Change ...
Cached Biology News:Fit females make more daughters, mighty males get grandsons 2Climate change is altering mountain vegetation at large scale 2European mountain vegetation shows effects of warmer climate 2
The pCDF Expression System 1 plus Competent Cells contains 10 µg of pET-45b(+) DNA. pET-45b carries an N-terminal His•Tag ® coding sequence that is cleavable with enterokinase as well...
Nucleobindin 1 [NUCB1]...
Request Info...
... cells (HSC) are well-characterized tissue-specific stem cells ... responsible for the life-long maintenance of the ... reside in adult bone marrow where hematopoiesis ... be found in cord blood, fetal liver, ...
Biology Products: