Protalix Announces New Clinical Data on Taliglucerase Alfa to be Presented at the WORLD Lysosomal Disease Network Symposium
Protalix BioTherapeutics, announced today that new clinical data on taliglucerase alfa will be presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Lysosomal Disease Network: WORLD Symposium 2012 being held February 8-10 in San Diego, California.
Professor Ari Zimran, M.D., Director of the Gaucher Clinic, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, will deliver an oral presentation entitled "Long term safety and efficacy data of taliglucerase alfa, a Plant Cell Expressed Recombinant Glucocerebrosidase, in treatment of Naïve Gaucher Disease patients".
Gregory Pastores, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Director of the Neurogenetics Laboratory at New York University School of Medicine, will deliver an oral presentation entitled "Plant Cell Expressed Recombinant Glucocerebrosidase taliglucerase alfa as Therapy for Gaucher Disease in Patients Previously Treated with Imiglucerase".
Laura van Dussen, M.D., of the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, will introduce a poster entitled "Long term bone marrow responses, as measured by Quantitative Chemical Shift Imaging (QCSI) MRI, following treatment with taliglucerase alfa in patients with type 1 Gaucher Disease."
A report of all of these presenations will be included in the next edition of the Gaucher News