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Omidubicel Shows Promise as Replacement for Umbilical Cord Blood in Stem Cell Transplants

Gamida Cell is gearing up to begin sales of omidubicel from Israel to US hospitals for use in stem cell transplants, pending FDA approval of the therapy.

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Bridging the Diagnostic Gap in Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common immune-mediated demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS). It is also characterized by inflammation and axonal degeneration in the CNS and is vastly heterogeneous in its presentation.1 Diagnosis of MS has improved over time; however, there is still room for improvement: the mean time from first medical…

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FDA, CDC Urge COVID-19 Vaccines for Rare Disease Patients on NORD Webinar

As the super-contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps across the globe, driving up infection rates as well as deaths, top US health officials are urging everyone 12 and older—including the country’s 30 million or so rare disease patients—to get vaccinated quickly.

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