Ep. 19: December 18, 2017 - w/ Val Bias

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This month on The BloodStream Podcast, Hemlibra is FDA approved and the first non-factor replacement therapy to treat people with hemophilia A (and inhibitors) is now on the market, we’ll discuss that along with other major product development takeaways from the American Society of Hematology’s Annual Meeting held earlier this month during our Comment Segment. Natalie will present a story on how new HIV guidelines are revolutionizing patients lives in the Like Segment, and Community Member Angel Parrett shares her story of living with Factor 1 deficiency in today’s Share Segment. Plus, Patrick sits down with National Hemophilia Foundation CEO Val Bias to review some of the major community highlights from 2017, and to look ahead at what’s to come in 2018. All that and more on Episode 19 of The BloodStream Podcast.

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Like Segment: ‘I don’t feel like I’m a threat anymore.’ New HIV guidelines are changing lives.

Share Segment: Angel Parrett: One In A Million: Factor 1 Deficiency

Comment Segment: Hemlibra is FDA Approved & Major Takeaways from #ASH17

Hemlibra is FDA approved for adult and pediatric patients with severe hemophilia A and inhibitors.

AAV5-Factor VIII Gene Transfer in Severe Hemophilia A

Why Spark Therapeutics Stock Dropped Following #ASH17

Gene Therapy Nearly Eliminates Hemophilia B Bleeding Episodes, Trial Shows

Shire, Rani Therapeutics Collaborate on Pill to Treat Hemophilia A.

Guy Young, MD, on Recent Revolutions in Hemophilia Treatment


Other Links of Interest

Patrick discussing hemophilia and Gene Therapy on BBC’s Open Source (Interview starts at 46:50)

Powering Through Podcast

Ask The Expert Podcast


Stop The Bleeding! - "Mental Health, or HoCheeCo"




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