Dr. Brendan LeeRESEARCH

Fresolimumab – a potential therapy for OI

In OIFE Magazine 2-2021 we published an interview with Brendan Lee, M.D. Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas about research on the potential therapy Fresolimumab (TGFb). Who are you and what is your relationship to OI? I am a pediatrician and clinical geneticist who has engaged in basic, translational, and clinical research in skeletal…

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OIFE AGM 2021

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2021 took place on Zoom on June 19th. OIFE AGM part 1 (the formal business part) – from 11.00 – 13.00 OIFE AGM part 2 – OIFE projects and collaborations from ca 13.30 – 16.00 CET included: – Prelaunch of the IMPACT survey – News from research (BOOSTB4, TOPAZ, SETRUSUMAB, EURR-BONE…

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OIFE at EMA Meeting on orphan drugs

On November 30th OIFE was represented at an interactive meeting about Orphan Drugs hosted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Orphan drugs are medicinal products intended for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of rare diseases. There are currently two designated orphan drugs being investigated in OI, the most known being setrusumab from Mereo Biopharma. Products for…

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OIFE AGM ON ZOOM MAY 9TH

Each year all delegates are invited to the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Anyone from our member organizations can attend the AGM. In addition OIFE volunteers, volunteers from other organizations, professionals and other people with an interest in OIFE can be invited. At the AGM the EC accounts for OIFE’s activities in the past year, future…

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ADVOCACY

Can you help us create good registries?

Why do we need registries for OI? Several new drugs are being investigated for OI at the moment. If some of these end up on the market, it will be important to develop registries to monitor potential side effects and long term effects of these drugs. Registries are also important when it comes to learning…

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OIFE AGM 2019

The See, Hear, Smile conference was followed by OIFE’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) from June 15th – 16th in Riga, Latvia. In addition to the business part of the meeting, we also shared good examples between our member organizations. Dr. Eva Åstrøm from Sweden gave an update on ERN BOND and the company Mereo Biopharma…

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