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Patient registries collect information about the health status of people with a certain disease. They are particularly important for rare diseases such as Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), bringing together a small patient population and gathering information about how the disease affects them. Researchers in academia and pharmaceutical companies can then use this...
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Nelson’s eighth annual ALS walk was a huge success, according to organizer Gord Shannon. More than 175 people from across the West Kootenays came out to walk from Lakeside Park to the Nelson airport and back on June 7, which raised around $40,000 for the ALS Society of Canada. “This...
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – AmMax Bio, Inc. (“AmMax”), a private clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments with its proprietary dual anti-inflammatory/anti-fibrotic therapeutic platform targeting the colony-stimulating factor 1 receptor (CSF1R), today announced that John Varian has been appointed as an Independent Board Member. “We are very happy to welcome John...
Devon Parks doesn’t just believe in miracles — she says she has proof they exist. Parks’ 3-year-old son, Isaiah, was born with the rare disease called DiGeorge Syndrome, but he has outlived his 2-year life expectancy. He recently was named 2009 Child of the Year by the Pennsylvania Elks Home...
SAN DIEGO – Artiva Biotherapeutics, Inc., an oncology company focused on developing and commercializing primary allogeneic natural killer (NK) cell therapies to treat cancer, today announced the appointment of Michael E. Faerm as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Faerm brings more than 20 years of life sciences, equity research, and investment...
SAN DIEGO – aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel biological pathways, today announced the appointment of Andrea Wilson as a patient advisor to the company. Ms. Wilson, a sarcoidosis patient and advocate, co-founded the Foundation for...
Skelly’s Bar in Ballymahon is to play host to a special fundraising night in aid of the Friedeichs Ataxia Society of Ireland on Friday, June 13 next with a host of excellent local acts performing on the occasion. Friedeichs Ataxia is a rare genetic and progressive disorder of the central...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Muscular dystrophy is one of the most common genetic disorders. One in every 3,500 baby boys is diagnosed with the condition. The most devastating type — Duchenne muscular dystrophy — slowly robs kids of their muscles, and they rarely live past age 20. Researchers say they’ve made...
Kim Morey knows everyone in town. It’s only natural — she’s lived in Bentonville all but her first year of life. Her friends tease that a lunch date doesn’t pass without Morey seeing a face she recognizes. But in those short, nice-to-see-you conversations, old friends probably can’t make out what’s...