Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

BioCryst Starts Long-Term Trial of BCX7353’s Ability to Prevent Hereditary Angioedema Attacks

A long-term clinical trial testing BCX7353’s ability to prevent hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks is dosing its first group of participants, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals announced. “Initiation of the APeX-S trial is an important milestone to support filing and approval of BCX7353, and furthers our core strategy of bringing a once-daily, oral prophylactic…

Pregnant Women with Hereditary Angioedema May Benefit from Long-term Treatment with Berinert, Report Suggests

Long-term treatment with human plasma-derived C1 inhibitor may help women with hereditary angioedema get pregnant and carry out the pregnancy to full term without risking complications, a case report suggests. The study, from a hospital in Valencia, Spain, titled, “Successful long-term prophylaxis with human plasma-derived C1 inhibitor in…