September 21-25 is Global ITP Awareness Week: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness
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September 21-25 is Global ITP Awareness Week: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness

In 2020, September 21-25 will be recognized as Global Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) Awareness Week. The week will aim to help spread awareness about ITP around the world both in the…

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Data Shows That Revolade is the Most Effective Second Line Immune Thrombocytopenia Therapy
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Data Shows That Revolade is the Most Effective Second Line Immune Thrombocytopenia Therapy

According to a story from Market Screener, an analysis of real-world data (data gathered outside of the clinical setting) suggests that the drug eltrombopag, marketed as Revolade, offers substantial advantages…

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Experimental Treatment for ITP Gets Orphan Drug Designation
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Experimental Treatment for ITP Gets Orphan Drug Designation

According to a story from financialbuzz.com, the biopharmaceutical company Principia Biopharma recently announced that its experimental medical product PRN1008 has received Orphan Drug designation from the US Food and Drug…

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Highlights From the PDSA 2017 Conference in Honor of ITP Awareness Month
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Highlights From the PDSA 2017 Conference in Honor of ITP Awareness Month

It's National Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) Awareness Month! In honor of ITP awareness month, here are some ITP facts from the 2017 PDSA Conference in July: The conference kicked off…

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Lasers are the Exciting, Safe New Way to Treat Thrombocytopenia
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Lasers are the Exciting, Safe New Way to Treat Thrombocytopenia

If you're living with thrombocytopenia (that is, a severely low level of platelets in your blood), then Dr. Mei X. Wu may be your new best friend. The associate professor…

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