Month: June 2024

CAF Awards $250,000 in Medical Research Fellowships for 2024-2025

We’re proud to announce five new Cooley’s Anemia Foundation Medical Research Fellowships for the 2024-2025 grant cycle. The total amount of funding for the two research Fellowships is $250,000. These Fellowship recipients were assessed on the basis of the quality of the scientific content, the academic accomplishments and future promise of the investigator, the quality […]

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Agios drug reduces blood transfusions in patients with beta-thalassemia (early press release)

*IMPORTANT: The following information is a press release that has been released in advance of the date being presented for peer review* Agios Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that its drug Pyrukynd (mitapivat), an oral pyruvate kinase activator, reached its primary endpoint in a Phase III trial evaluating adults with the blood disorder transfusion-dependent alpha- or beta-thalassemia. […]

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