Shire Human Genetic Therapies

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Shire AG
Route de Crassier
1262 Eysins
Switzerland

Shire Human Genetic Therapies (HGT) is a business unit of Shire plc, the global biopharmaceutical company. Shire HGT is committed to developing, manufacturing, and commercializing therapies for life-threatening genetic diseases. The company achieves this through collaboration with academic researchers, physicians and patient associations, providing therapies for patients worldwide.


Icatibant, B2 Bradykinin Receptor Antagonist - Trade Name: Firazyr

Shire ‘s icatibant (trade name: Firazyr) is a B2 bradykinin receptor antagonist. The German biotechnology company Jerini AG (acquired by Shire HGT) did develop icatibant which following a successful study in Europe got approved by EMA for treatment of HAE attacks in all 27 EU countries. Since then new trials has led to approval also by the FDA for treatment of HAE attacks in the US. Both in Europe and in the US, Firazyr is registered for self administration.Shire is currently also working on making Firazyr available in other parts of the world.

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Thu, 2014-08-28

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Sat, 2014-12-06 09:00 - Tue, 2014-12-09 15:00

WAO International Scientific Conference 2014

Venue: SulAmérica Convention Center, Av Paulo de Frontin, 1 - New City, Centro Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
Language: English

Advancing the borders of allergy: From treatment to prevention by targeting the environment, infections and the susceptible patient

We are delighted to welcome you to participate in the WAO International Scientific Conference 2014 (WISC 2014) and the XLI Annual Congress of the Brazilian Association of Allergy and Immunology (ASBAI) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6-9 December 2014.

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Thu, 2014-11-06 09:00 - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:00

ACAAI - 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting

Venue: Georgia World Congress Convention Center, Atlanta, GA, United States of America
Language: English

Plan to join your colleagues at the 71st ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, Nov. 6-10. Broaden your expertise, enhance your practice management skills and improve patient care.

For more information please visit: ACAAI Annual Meeting 2014

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Fri, 2014-10-24 13:00 - Sun, 2014-10-26 12:30

International scientific conference on Expanding Boundaries of our HAE Knowledge

Venue: Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pools Hill Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Language: English

This first international scientific meeting on HAE, sponsored by National Institutes of Health in conjunction with the US HAEA Angioedema Center at UCSD, will bring together experts in all types of angioedema, as well as clinical medicine to discuss the emerging basic science.

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