Alpha 1 Global

Our mission is to develop a collaborative global network of Alpha-1 patient leaders, physicians, and researchers, to increase awareness, detection, and access to care for Alphas around the world.


Publication in “Gastroenterology”: Study on Liver Involvement in mild Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Study on liver involvement in mild alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency published in “Gastroenterology” The Alpha1-Liver Team from Aachen, Germany, which coordinates the European study group for alpha1-antitrypsin …

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Wall Street Journal: Letter to the Editor

On 3 May 2020, The Wall Street Journal published an article entitled “Researchers Explore Using Common Blood-Plasma Treatment to Fight Coronavirus.” The article  discussed the …

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2020 European Alpha-1 Awareness Day Review

25 April 2020 marked the third annual European Alpha-1 Awareness Day, a date in which those afflicted with the genetic condition Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) …

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2020 European Alpha-1 Awareness Day

25 April 2020 will mark the third annual European Alpha-1 Awareness Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness for those with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. Alpha-1 …

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Grifols Announces Formal Collaboration with US Government to Produce the First Treatment Specifically Targeting COVID-19

Barcelona, March 25, 2020 – Grifols today announces that it has entered into a formal collaboration with the United States Biomedical Advanced Research Development Authority (BARDA), …

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COVID-19: CSL continues to provide medicines to patients around the world

CSL continues to provide medicines to patients around the world. Safeguarding our people, patients and donors remains our top priority. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, …

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Chronicles From the Front

Nuccia Gatta, President of Alfa-1-At Onlus Italia, has authored the following communication on the current situation in Italy for Alpha-1 patients following the COVID-19 outbreak …

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Grifols Update Regarding COVID-19

As the situation with the novel coronavirus rapidly evolves, we wanted to inform you that Grifols is taking measures in line with recommendations from the …

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European Lung Foundation Offers Grants for Healthy Lungs for Life Events

In 2020, the European Lung Foundation (ELF) will open two rounds of grants applications. Each round will offer five grants of €1,000 to the applicants …

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and Plasma Protein Therapies

Recent international reports have highlighted the emergence of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first identified by …

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Alpha-1 Around The Globe

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