Navigation Links
Shire Announces FDA Approval of VPRIV(TM) (velaglucerase alfa for injection) for the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease
Date:2/26/2010

, a human cell line derived enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) for the long-term treatment of Type 1 Gaucher disease in pediatric and adult patients. The FDA designated VPRIV for Priority Review and granted marketing approval in just 6 months. VPRIV offers patients and their physicians a new treatment option at a critical time, as the supply of the previously approved ERT for Gaucher disease is uncertain and remains disrupted.

"We have had the opportunity to use VPRIV in clinical trials and actively participated in the expanded access program. We appreciate the support Shire's management team has provided during the last few months to ensure continuity of care for nearly 50 of our patients with Gaucher disease. We are confident the team Shire has put into place will ensure a seamless transition into the post-regulatory period," said Gregory M. Pastores MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the NYU School of Medicine in New York. "VPRIV offers patients a therapeutic option that is safe and effective, and our experience with VPRIV has helped build confidence in its use, bolstered by data on low frequency of antibody formation."

Shire recognizes that the treatments it develops for life-altering diseases and conditions require specialized service and support offerings. With today's FDA approval of VPRIV, the company has implemented enhancements to its existing OnePathSM Access Program with the introduction of a new Co-Pay Assistance Program. The new program was devel
'/>"/>

SOURCE Shire Pharmaceutical
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Related biology technology :

1. Shire Appoints Sylvie Gregoire President of Human Genetic Therapies Business
2. Shires ELAPRASE(R) (idursulfase) Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Hunter Syndrome
3. Shire Divests Non-Core Product Portfolio to Almirall
4. Correction: Shire plc: Third Quarter 2007 results date notification November 1, 2007
5. David Mott Appointed Non Executive Director at Shire
6. Shire plc: Board Changes
7. Alba Therapeutics Corporation and Shire plc Enter Into $325 Million ex-US, ex-Japan Licensing Agreement to Develop and Commercialize AT-1001
8. Shire Expands its Gastrointestinal Portfolio Through In-Licensing Celiac Disease Phase 2 Product From Alba Therapeutics Corporation
9. FDA Approves Additional Dosage Strengths of Shires ADHD Treatment VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Which May Help Physicians Tailor Treatment for Individual Patients
10. Texas Boy Receives Wheelchair From New Hampshire Couples Recently Deceased Granddaughter
11. Shire Engages Palio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 Pipette.com announces their ... followers can submit their #HolidayInTheLab pictures for a chance ... mates. , For those struggling to think of a ... Holiday in the Lab Contest provides the ideal holiday ... to send pictures of their chemistree, holiday sweaters, ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, ... it has filed a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) with ... products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) seeking regulatory approval to initiate ... molecule, Anatabine Citrate. Contingent on the Company ... a Phase I trial to assess the safety, tolerability ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... HILL, N.C. , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... today announced that it has signed a letter ... company that has developed and patented a nanotechnology-based ... medical diagnostics products that enable rapid on-site collection ... alcohol use/abuse and health issues in an immediate, ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Fertility Associates of Memphis has announced a ... a network of more than 20 contributing fertility ... fast access to a national pool of frozen ... Associates of Memphis is the only fertility clinic in ... Dr. William Kutteh , director of Fertility Associates ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com Announces their Holiday in the Lab Contest 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Files Clinical Trial Application in the UK for Clinical Trials of Anatabine Citrate Formulations 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Files Clinical Trial Application in the UK for Clinical Trials of Anatabine Citrate Formulations 3ALNE Announces Intention To Acquire BioTechPharma 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 3
... 8, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... its catalogue: Future of ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0548785/Future-of-White-Biotechnology-in-China.html?utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=NoCategory White biotechnology ... the third wave in biotechnology, is one ...
... Wash. -- By adding the right amount of heat, ... capacity and recharging lifetime of sodium ion rechargeable batteries, ... such as storing energy on the electrical grid. ... electrical grid, grid managers require batteries that can store ...
... a San Francisco biotechnology company developing oral-delivery vaccines, has begun ... the first clinical study evaluating a vaccine that uses the ... the United States. "This first trial in humans ... we can expect that later vaccines using the same Vaxart ...
Cached Biology Technology:Reportlinker Adds Future of White Biotechnology in China 2Reportlinker Adds Future of White Biotechnology in China 3Reportlinker Adds Future of White Biotechnology in China 4Reportlinker Adds Future of White Biotechnology in China 5The heat is on for sodium-manganese oxide rechargeable batteries 2The heat is on for sodium-manganese oxide rechargeable batteries 3The heat is on for sodium-manganese oxide rechargeable batteries 4Vaxart Begins First Oral Vaccine Clinical Trial 2
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 20, 2014 C-Labs LLC, a ... Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the appointment of ... operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor to the firm, ... operations. Mr. Traynor is based out of the C-Labs ... reports to Chris Muench , Chief Executive Officer. ...
(Date:11/18/2014)...  The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) ... the formation of The Airport Entry and Exit ... and Biometric Entry and Exit Solutions Framework for ... from BORDERPOL, the international non-profit organization that works ... regarding border security, traveler and migration systems. ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 2014 The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today confirmed ... speak and at least seven more will participate in the ... Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. , Dec. ... significant support from the regulatory agencies in the ... in our effort to help advance the use of metrics ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):C-Labs Names Former Microsoft and Bsquare Executive as Chief Operating Officer 2Identity Management, Document Authentication and Biometric Companies Form "The Airport Entry and Exit Working Group", Releasing the Framework to Help Guide the Department of Homeland Security and Congress Towards Solutions 2Identity Management, Document Authentication and Biometric Companies Form "The Airport Entry and Exit Working Group", Releasing the Framework to Help Guide the Department of Homeland Security and Congress Towards Solutions 3FDA's Janet Woodcock, EMA's Emer Cooke Headline PDA Quality Metrics Conference 2
... University of Greenland/Illsimatusarfik and the University of Copenhagen ... to determine how best Greenland,s mineral resources can ... the Danish prime minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, support the ... for exploiting its mineral resources and how they ...
... RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 28, 2013) A South ... his team have discovered a new species of herbivorous ... crocodyliforms feeding on small dinosaurs. Research by Clint ... baby ornithopod dinosaurs were a food of choice for ...
... hundreds of thousands of individuals (known as Genome-wide association ... in the genome to the risk of developing cardiovascular ... and the University of Heidelberg, through the joint Molecular ... step further by pinpointing the exact genes that could ...
Cached Biology News:Experts to calculate potential of Greenlandic mineral wealth 2Research unearths new dinosaur species 2Research unearths new dinosaur species 3Zeroing in on heart disease 2
Rabbit polyclonal antibody to Glutathione-S-Transferase (GST)...
... GCMS-QP2010s Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer, utilizing many ... GCMS-QP2010 Plus, offers high throughput and ... excellent performance-to-cost ratio. Like the GCMS-QP2010 ... linear velocity for optimum separation, 20 ...
Chicken polyclonal antibody to Glutathione-S-Transfrease (GST)...
... a single-channel sample processing head, an 8-channel ... dispenser all in one compact, affordable product. ... tips, the Precision XS autoclavable and organic ... for transferring larger volumes. Intuitive Precision Power ...
Biology Products: