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  • Shire files treatment protocol

    9 July 2009

    Shire has filed a treatment protocol for velaglucerase alfa for Gaucher Disease

    Lexington, Massachusetts, US – July 6th, 2009 – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that, at the …

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  • Protalix Approached by the FDA

    6 July 2009

    Protalix Approached by the FDA to Consider Submitting a Treatment Protocol for the Use of prGCD in Patients with Gaucher Disease Allowing Expanded Access to prGCD

    CARMIEL, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE-Amex:PLX), …

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  • Cerezyme Supply

    18 June 2009

    Genzyme Temporarily Interrupts Production at Allston Plant

    • Genzyme announce temporary closure of Boston manufacturing plant : Read Genzyme press release
    • Currently waiting for news of Cerezyme availability for next week
    • UK …

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  • Small Grant for Type 2 Research

    1 May 2009

    The Gauchers Association has awarded a small grant to The Royal Free Hospital, London to purchase a batch of viral vectors as part of their research in gene therapy in Type II Gaucher disease.

  • Protalix Switch over Trial

    23 March 2009

    Protalix BioTherapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled in Open-Label, Switchover Trial of prGCD for the Treatment of Gaucher Disease

    Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (Amex: PLX), has announced enrollment of the first patient in a worldwide, …

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  • Addenbrookes Homecare

    13 February 2009

    Addenbrookes is pleased to announce that it has awarded the contract for the provision of homecare for patients with Gaucher disease jointly to Careology and Healthcare at Home. Both companies are highly experienced and have been providing services …

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  • New Fundraising Packs

    12 January 2009

    New fundraising packs – We are pleased to announce the availability of our brand-new fundraising packs. They are available free to all of our members and friends who would like to raise much-needed funds for the Association and include information …

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  • New Gauchers News online

    12 January 2009

    Gaucher News online – Our January 2009 newsletter is now available in three formats – hard copy, e-mail, or as a .pdf file. Choose your preferred option by registering on the site, and as soon as the newsletters become available, it will be …

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