|Superhero Alex beats the odds|
He is the only person in WA with chronic granulomatous disease. The disease is his kryptonite – it is a rare genetic condition that affects his immune system and prevents him from efficiently breaking down bacteria and flushing it from his system. He ...
inmycommunity - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:56
|Bone marrow drive set for Oct. 4|
Thomas Dumanski Jr. of Milltown was diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease shortly after birth last December. Due to the severity of the disease, he needed a bone marrow transplant. In honor of Tommy, a bone marrow donor-registration drive will ...
North Brunswick Sentinel - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:37
|Horizon Pharma Announces Stockholder Approval of Its Acquisition of Vidara ...|
Upon the closing of the Vidara transaction, the company will add ACTIMMUNE(R) (interferon gamma-1b), an injectable biologic drug prescribed for the management of two rare disorders, chronic granulomatous disease ("CGD") and severe, malignant ...
MarketWatch - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:18
|Drugmaker Horizon defies Democrats' effort to halt overseas moves|
Horizon is getting the new address in connection with its $660 million acquisition of Irish-incorporated Vidara Therapeutics International Ltd., the owner of a drug that treats two rare afflictions, chronic granulomatous disease and malignant osteoporosis.
Crain's Chicago Business - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:06
|Horizon Pharma Shifts Headquarters To Ireland For Tax Inversion|
One drug developed by Vidara is Actimmune, which has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of serious infections associated with chronic granulomatous disease (GCD), a hereditary disorder affecting immune system ...
Bidness ETC - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:11
|U.S. beacon of hope for world's transplant patients|
The family received nearly $200,000 in aid from their country's government, which evaluated Kwesi Aguillera and his rare case of chronic granulomatous disorder, an immune system inhibitor. Community fundraisers raised about $20,000. Dr. Maria Crespo, a ...
Tribune-Review - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:59
|Marathoner will raise funds for ailing infant|
Tommy then tested positive for chronic granulomatous disease, a disorder that causes the immune system to malfunction, resulting in a form of immunodeficiency. “It's very rare,” said Jeannette Dumanski, who found out through research that only about 6 ...
East Brunswick Sentinel - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:00
|Sarcoidosis-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplantation for ...|
As will be discussed in detail later, lung transplantation (LT) is a viable therapeutic option for severe pulmonary parenchymal or vascular disease refractory to medical therapy in patients with sarcoidosis, but has significant morbidity and mortality ...
Medscape - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:14