Tag: research

CAF Funds $375,000 in Important Thalassemia Research Areas

July 15, 2013 – What would motivate a person with thalassemia to make changes to improve adherence to therapy?  Can metabolic substances in a person with thalassemia give a clue to how iron is loading in his/her heart?  Would moving the fetal hemoglobin gene cause it to create more fetal hemoglobin? These are just some […]

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Journal Publishes Exjade Food Study Results

April 30, 2013 – The medical journal Pediatric Blood and Cancer published online on April 23 a study entitled “The Palatability and Tolerability of Deferasirox Taken With Different Beverages or Food.” This is known to many in the thalassemia community as “the Exjade food study;” as the official title suggests, it looks at the option […]

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Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation invites national and international applicants to apply for grants to support ongoing clinical research projects in thalassemia. The goal of this initiative is to support investigators from all disciplines and backgrounds (MD, RN, PhD, MPH, MSW or other disciplines) with their ongoing clinical projects to address one or more of the […]

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Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy Grants

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation invites national and international applicants to apply for grants to facilitate clinical trials in Cell and Gene Therapy to advance a cure for thalassemia.   The purpose of this initiative is to speed the application of recent translational advances in cell and gene therapy to clinical trials. Both phase I (safety) and […]

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