Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

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Professor Lomas to join UCL

Professor David Lomas is set to join University College London as Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Chair of Medicine from 1st January 2013. Professor Lomas is Professor of Respiratory Biology in the University of Cambridge and Honorary Con
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Portable device could boost number of lung transplants

A new device that can store and transport donor lungs has been developed by researchers in Germany. The Organ Care System is the first portable device that uses the process of normothermic perfusion, which uses the principle of keeping the lungs at b
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Cambridge University & GSK

A new collaboration based at the University of Cambridge will aim to discover and develop new medicines to treat liver disease. The partnership, between the University and global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), will build upon the work
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Grifols Safety Trials

Grifols today said it plans to initiate a safety trial later this year of a new inhaled formulation for treating emphysema due to alpha1-proteinase inhibitor deficiency. The Barcelona, Spain-based company said it would initiate a safety trial of a no
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