Navigation Links
Bayer HealthCare Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Kogenate(R) Product Line and 8 Billion IU Milestone at 2008 WFH World Congress
Date:5/31/2008

Company Announces Winners of the 'It's Your Passion. Let It Out' Contest

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced the 20th anniversary of the company's Kogenate(R) line of products and more than two decades of hemophilia A research, collaboration and community building at the 2008 World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. More than 8 billion international units of Kogenate(R) and Kogenate(R) FS/KOGENATE(R) Bayer have been infused to date.

Kogenate(R) clinical trials began in May 1988 in Bonn, Germany. This advent of recombinant factor VIII technology represented a leap forward in the delivery of safe, effective treatment for people with hemophilia A. Since then, Bayer's Kogenate(R) line of products has maintained a record of safety, with two decades of clinical use and no confirmed case of pathogen transmission.

"Besides celebrating an impressive 20 years of safe, effective treatment, we are celebrating the many lives that have been touched through the use of our Kogenate(R) line of products," said Michael E. Mathews, general manager, hemophilia, and vice president of marketing, specialty medicine, Bayer HealthCare. "We are passionate at Bayer about improving the lives of people living with hemophilia. We are the only company with a long-acting recombinant factor VIII protein in human clinical trials. We are also creating new and innovative delivery systems that decrease the discomfort of infusion and increase convenience."

To celebrate its 20-year milestone, Bayer launched the "It's Your Passion. Let It Out" contest. Applicants from around the world expressed -- in the medium of their choice -- what they are passionate about as members of the hemophilia community. Representatives of the WFH served as contest judges and chose three entries to receive the grand prize, an all-expense-paid trip for two to the 2008 WFH World Congress. The winners are:

-- Mindy
'/>"/>

SOURCE Bayer HealthCare
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Bayer and Regeneron Dose First Patient in Second Phase 3 Study for VEGF Trap-Eye in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
2. Bayer Issues Additional Guidance to Physicians on Trasylol(R)
3. Genzyme and Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany Announce Start of Phase 3 Program with Alemtuzumab for Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
4. Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Researchers Explain Effects of Large-Scale, Universal MRSA Surveillance Program That Supports Expanded Intervention
5. Thomson Healthcare Cancer Profiler Used in Study
6. Paul Capital Healthcare Purchases Additional Royalty Interest in GlaxoSmithKlines Rotarix(R)
7. TCS Healthcare Technologies Releases Three New Clinical Care Programs Within ACUITY
8. Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Launches B12, Folate, and Ferritin Tests on Its Dimension vista Intelligent Lab System
9. Idenix Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Hepatitis C Pipeline at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
10. Amicus Therapeutics to Present at the 26th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference
11. Survey Finds U.S. Healthcare Facilities Not Doing Enough to Curb MRSA
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015 According to a new market ... Seating, Universal, Standing, Bariatric ), Material (Nylon, Padded, Canvas), Usage Type ... published by MarketsandMarkets, the Medical Lifting Sling Market is poised to ... 2015, at a CAGR of 11.4 % from 2015 to 2020. ... rket data T ables and 65 ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Pa. , Aug. 27, 2015  Now that ... the Da Vinci S™ surgical robot, hospitals with robotic ... plans. They also need to see where they stand ... on the right patients? Have they adopted best practices ... surgery program in the future? ECRI Institute, ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 2015   Proxsys Rx, the nation,s ... expanding its population health management services with ... care program for hospitals and health systems. ... with technology systems and pharmacy support services ... been mandated by Center for Medicare and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Lifting Sling Market Worth USD 706.0 Million by 2020 2Medical Lifting Sling Market Worth USD 706.0 Million by 2020 3Medical Lifting Sling Market Worth USD 706.0 Million by 2020 4ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 2ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 3Rx Care Management by Proxsys Rx - Transition of Care Technology Helps Prevent Hospital Medication Errors 2
... AirPal ®, a leading innovator and supplier ... the expansion of its line of air-activated transfer pads ... announcement marks the launch of an entire new series ... President AirPal, Inc.  "Among other functions, these exciting new ...
... recently merged with World Wide Relics (OTC Bulletin Board: ... its name to China PharmaHub Corp, is proud to ... Yongkon Pharmacy Co. Ltd., ("Yongkon"), a pharmaceutical company based ... 2600 hospitals in China.  PharmaHub was authorized by Yongkon ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AirPal Expands Line of Air-Activated Transfer Pads to Include Multi-Purpose Patient Positioning Functionality 2China PharmaHub Signs Agreement with Chengdu Yongkon Pharmacy 2China PharmaHub Signs Agreement with Chengdu Yongkon Pharmacy 3
(Date:8/28/2015)... MO (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... testosterone lawsuits now consolidated as MDL 2545, Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products ... a cap on the number of custodial files the PSC may receive for ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... ... Super-Sod launched their new website this summer. The new user-friendly ... the responsive web design. Website users will now have an improved browsing experience on ... sod, sign-up for the monthly turf-tips email, and find a local Super-Sod store all ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Wilson and Juanita Mann Health Center ... a patient’s quality of life through early diagnosis and treatment. The focus is ... HIV/AIDS, STDs, and others. A Women’s, Infants & Children (WIC) clinic also provides ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Grace Bay Beach has been recognized ... to an already impressive list of accolades for the Turks and Caicos so far ... beach in the world by TripAdvisor, the world's leading authority on travel. , ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... ... Mesa Community College graduate, Andrew Sypher (Mesa), is one of 10 ... and engagement, to receive a Phi Theta Kappa 2015 Hites Transfer Scholarship, to assist ... a $7,500 scholarship to assist in his goal of becoming a foreign diplomat with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Testosterone Lawyers Provide Testosterone Lawsuit MDL Update 2Health News:National Testosterone Lawyers Provide Testosterone Lawsuit MDL Update 3Health News:National Testosterone Lawyers Provide Testosterone Lawsuit MDL Update 4Health News:Health Clinic Opening and Public Art Unveiling 2Health News:Grace Bay Beach Acknowledged as a Top Caribbean Beach for Weddings 2Health News:Mesa Community College Graduate Andrew Sypher Receives Hites Transfer Scholarship 2Health News:Mesa Community College Graduate Andrew Sypher Receives Hites Transfer Scholarship 3
... College Park, MD (November 30, 2007) Concerns over possible ... in the New England Journal of Medicine should not scare ... scans play a critical role in saving the lives of ... the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). , In ...
... of relationships between parents and their adult children improve ... researcher has found. , Karen Fingerman, an associate professor ... Consumer and Family Sciences, examined relationships adults 70 and ... offspring. The parents in the study also suffered either ...
... a third, study found , , FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay ... significantly slows the decline in lung function seen in ... team at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, ... took high doses of ibuprofen twice a day had ...
... and Ceramic Oxides, BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. ... world leader in the development and marketing,of aluminum ... and other industrial applications, will increase the prices ... percent, effective globally on all,shipment made on or ...
... Ltd., (Amex: CPD ) announced today that ... tentative approval for the Company,s,Abbreviated New Drug Application ... mg, and 20 mg., Escitalopram is indicated ... approval is for the generic bioequivalent product,to Lexapro(R), ...
... Enhance Cardiovascular Fitness, Improve Health and Balance, and Promote ... ... today unveiled a revolutionary new fitness system that combines the,benefits of dance ... the first time to the adult market., This innovative and groundbreaking ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hazards of CT scans overstated 2Health News:Aging improves parent, child relationships, research shows 2Health News:Ibuprofen Preserves Lung Function in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis 2Health News:Ibuprofen Preserves Lung Function in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis 3Health News:Albemarle Raises Prices of Specialty Aluminas 2Health News:Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces Tentative FDA Approval for Generic Lexapro(R) 2Health News:The Dancetown Fitness System: a Radical New Approach to Physical Exercise for Adults Combines State-of-the-Art Computer Technology and Dance 2
... a highly featured laser doppler system ... perfusion from multiple tissue sites. This ... Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and laser ... yet simple to use, multi-channel monitor, ...
Transcranial vascular DWL doppler....
Transcranial vascular DWL doppler....
... product from Viasys Neurocare is a full-featured physiologic ... portable size. It contains many of the features ... offered at an economical price. , ,The smaller ... a crowded lab environment, the physician's office, a ...
Medicine Products: