Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

June 18, 2015
by inesp.alves
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BMN-111 – 6 key tidbits

Comments by Mark Schoenebaum, Biotech/Pharma analyst since 2000 MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2000 BA, Indiana University, 1995 6 key tidbits:  1)      Phase 3 could enroll 50-100 patients and could be ~1 year in duration. Patient natural history could serve … Continue reading

February 19, 2015
by inesp.alves

A silent risk in limb lengthening surgery – Fat embolism

Adipocytes, also known as fat cells, are the cells that primarily compose adipose tissue, specialized in storing energy as fat. Bone marrow is the flexible tissue in the interior of long bones. The two types of bone marrow are “red marrow”, which … Continue reading

April 27, 2013
by inesp.alves

Achondroplasia and riding a bike — Acondroplasia e andar de bicicleta

The cause of achondroplasia is now known for more than 10 years. However, all the efforts reunited until today didn´t translate into any effective therapy. Achondroplasia occurs due to a disturbance in bone growth process when it is mediated by cartilage. This process … Continue reading

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