Convalescent Plasma

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Emergent to Invest $75m in Contract Gene & Cell Therapy MFG & Collaboration with Mount Sinai to Develop COVID-HIG with $34.6m DOD Funding

Emergent BioSolutions, a global life sciences company offering specialty products and contract development and manufacturing services, announced a $75 million investment in its Canton, MA facility focused on contract development and manufacturing (CDMO) of drug...

Piedmont Healthcare Participating in FDA Expanded Access Programs for COVID-19 Treatments: Nitric Oxide & Convalescent Plasma

Piedmont Healthcare continues to embrace the latest and most innovative treatments for its patients now participating in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded access program to treat COVID-19 through the use of convalescent plasma and nitric oxide. FDA...

Is Rigid ICMR Eligibility Study Eligibility Criteria Impeding COVID-19 Convalescent Study Participation at India’s PGIMER Chandigarh?

The prominent Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh struggles to find enough donors of convalescent plasma for its participation in an ongoing approved study for severe COVID-19 patients. Thus far, only five donors have come...

Beijing University Team Potent Convalescent Plasma-based Antibody Ready for Clinical Trials: Could Reduce COVID-19 Recovery Time

A Beijing University research team working “day and night” claims to have successfully tested a drug that could shorten the recovery time for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic, hence offering a more near-term approach to...

How to Convert Doctors to Principal Investigators: Mayo Clinic’s National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Expanded Access Study

Back in early April, TrialSite News received huge interest in a national COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma study titled “Expanded Access to Convalescent Plasma for the Treatment of Patients with COVID-19” led by Michael Joyner of the Mayo Clinic. Upon our promotion of this...

South Georgia Medical Center Joins National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Study & Needs More Donors

South Georgia Medical Center joined the national COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma study led by Mayo Clinic and recently treated their first COVID-19 patient with convalescent plasma. Experimental but recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this...

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Takes first Convalescent Plasma Donation to Combat COVID-19

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare operates dozens of hospitals and clinics in the Memphis, Tennessee now participates in the national COVID-19 convalescent plasma study led by Mayo Clinic and cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Recently, a University of...

Southwest Florida Providers (Lee Health & NCH Healthcare) Ramp Up COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Study & Seek Donors

Florida has been hit fairly hard by the novel coronavirus with over 30,000 cases and one thousands deaths. Two Suncoast Region health systems—NCH Healthcare System and Lee Health—are actively requesting that those that have recovered from the COVID-19 virus consider...

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