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COVID-19: what is the current situation of the International Authorities

A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the World Health Organisation Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. After just three months WHO characterised COVID-19 as pandemic, currently affecting 157 countries and territories around the world. Besides the impact on international financial market and individual social life, COVID-19

March 19th, 2020|

The activities of KIDS Bari keep on!

The activities of the Italian Young Persons Advisory Group (YPAG), KIDS Bari, keep on and this year will be focused on the development of a serious game on the theme of Paediatric Clinical Research and Clinical Trial Center, as a playful training tool for the young members of the YPAGs and for paediatric patients. Moreover,

March 3rd, 2020|

SAVE THE DATE. EPTRI Open Meeting. 2-3 April 2020, Brussels

EPTRI (European Paediatric Translational Research Infrastructure) has announced the EPTRI Open Meeting that will be held on April 2-3 April 2020 at the President Brussels Hotel. EPTRI is an EU funded project coordinated by Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche and aimed to design the framework for a new infrastructure dedicated to paediatric research that

March 3rd, 2020|

1500 downloads for the article “Clinical Trials in Paediatrics — Regulatory and Methodological Aspects”

In June 2014, IntechOpen Book, one of the world’s leading publisher of open access books, published the book entitled “Drug Discovery and Development - From Molecules to Medicine”, including a chapter written by Professor Adriana Ceci and experts from Gianni Benzi Foundation and the TEDDY Network. The chapter, entitled “Clinical Trials in Paediatrics — Regulatory

March 3rd, 2020|

TEDDY Network supports RARE DISEASE DAY

Even this year TEDDY Network supports the Rare Disease Day, the thirteenth edition of the international initiative promoting awareness-raising activities on Rare Disease and that took place on 29 February 2020. The first Rare Disease Day was celebrated in 2008 on 29 February, a ‘rare’ date that happens only once every four years. Ever since

March 3rd, 2020|

Deferasirox Accord: on November 2019 CHMP recommended the marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Deferasirox

In November 2019, the Committee for Medicinal Product for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Deferasirox Accord, a generic product of DESFERAL Novartis, intended for the treatment of chronic iron overload due to blood transfusions in patients with beta thalassaemia and other anaemias.

March 2nd, 2020|

Zynteglo obtained marketing-authorisation for the treatment of beta thalassaemia in patients 12 years and older

In March 2019, the Committee for Medicinal Product for Human Use (CHMP) on the basis of the draft Committee for Advanced Therapies opinion, adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorization for the medicinal product Zynteglo, intended for the treatment of transfusion-dependent b-thalassemia (TDT). Since b-thalassaemia is a rare disease, Zynteglo was

March 2nd, 2020|

Xromi obtained marketing-authorisation for the prevention of vaso-occlusive complications of Sickle Cell Disease in patients over 2 years of age

In April 2019, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Xromi. It is a medicine used in adults, adolescents and children over two years of age who have sickle cell disease, a genetic disease where the red blood

March 2nd, 2020|

TEDDY Network supports RARE DISEASE DAY

Even this year TEDDY Network supports the Rare Disease Day, the thirteenth edition of the international initiative promoting awareness-raising activities on Rare Disease and that will take place on 29 February 2020. The first Rare Disease Day was celebrated in 2008 on 29 February, a ‘rare’ date that happens only once every four years. Ever

March 2nd, 2020|