The European Commission’s approval of BioMarin’s novel gene therapy for severe hemophilia A has paved the way for ARUP’s AAV5 DetectCDx™ Kit to become the first ARUP-developed test used in Europe.
Ryan Metcalf, MD, CQA(ASQ), section chief of Transfusion Medicine at ARUP and University of Utah Health, at ARUP Blood Services, a collection site for an ARUP/University of Utah Health study to determine whether convalescent plasma is an effective treatment for COVID-19.
Based on data from 21,916 participants in 33 studies, the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) has issued guidelines for use of convalescent plasma in COVID-19 treatment.
In her lab at the University of Utah, Allison Carey, MD, PhD, is using a molecular barcoding approach she developed to identify the genes that allow some strains of Mycobacterium avium to establish chronic infections and resist treatment with antibiotics.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Medical Director Allison Carey, MD, PhD, $1.5 million over five years to fund her groundbreaking research.