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RNA Interference Therapies Could be on the Verge of Success

In the mid-2000s there was a wave of excitement across the pharmaceutical industry: a new discovery about cells that had the potential to transform medicine. …

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Consortium Seeks Common Standards for Gene-editing Therapies

How to best measure if a therapy is reaching its target gene without introducing errors in others? This is one of the big questions that …

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Alpha-1 Foundation Ireland

The Alpha-1 Foundation Ireland had a promising meeting with their Minister for Health, Simon Harris, recently. He assured those in attendance that he is committed …

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2018 Research Grants on Alpha-1 Awarded

At a cocktail reception the evening of May 21st, held at The Prado at Balboa Park, within the framework of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) …

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Mark Brantly Honored with John W. Walsh PAR Award for Excellence

The Alpha-1 Foundation (A1F) extends a heartfelt message of congratulations to Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) researcher and pioneer, Mark Brantly, MD, for being the first …

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Patients and Physicians United to Celebrate the First European Alpha-1 Awareness Day

Brussels, 25th of April 2018 Today, patient representatives, specialist healthcare professionals and experts gathered in Brussels to discuss Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency care and greater …

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1st European Alpha-1 Awareness Day – European Health Made National

25 APRIL – EUROPEAN ALPHA-1 AWARENESS DAY European Health Made National 25 April 2018 marked the first European Alpha-1 Awareness Day dedicated to raising further …

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Update on New Liver-related Alpha-1 Therapeutic Development

Promising results for three drugs for the treatment of three rare liver diseases were presented at the International Liver Congress 2018, which took place April …

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European Alpha-1 Awareness Day; European Health Made National (25 April 2018)

25 APRIL – EUROPEAN ALPHA-1 AWARENESS DAY European Health Made National Rare diseases are often a neglected issue because of their relatively low prevalence. …

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Alpha-1-Antitrypsinmangel, Neutrophile und Hautkrankheiten

Alpha-1-Antitrypsinmangel, Neutrophile und Hautkrankheiten (Source Alpha1 Deutschland e.V. / by Editorial staff Prof. Sabina Janciauskiene) Durch die Atmung steht die Lunge in direktem Kontakt mit der …

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