Tag Archives: transplant

November, 2017

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    FDA Approves Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ Rare Liver Disease Drug

    DUBLIN, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted marketing approval for Defitelio® (defibrotide sodium) for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with hepatic VOD, also known as sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS), with renal or pulmonary …

January, 2016

  • 27 January

    Illumina Acquires Conexio Genomics

    Building on Illumina’s work to develop next-generation sequencing (NGS) solutions for the HLA typing market, Illumina recently announced its acquisition of Conexio Genomics, a world leader in the development of HLA typing solutions. “The addition of Conexio products and people solidify our HLA capabilities and demonstrate Illumina’s ongoing commitment to …

October, 2015

  • 16 October

    Organ Transplant Drug Linked to Increased Risk of Rare Lymphoma

    A study led by Johns Hopkins researchers has linked the immunosuppressive drug mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) to an increased risk of central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma in solid organ transplant patients. But the same study also found that another class of immunosuppressive drugs, called calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs), given alone or in …