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RCSI team to start trial for promising Covid-19 therapy for severe infections

Researchers in Ireland are hoping to add to the growing list of drug candidates for the treatment of patients with severe Covid-19 infection. A team from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has published a paper in the American Journal of
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New Board members to our charity

Alpha-1 Awareness is a charity founded and run by volunteers to help bring awareness of AATD as well as give support to those affected, their families, friends and carers.  We can’t do this alone, and we are so thankful to those who help in our Faceb
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AlphaNet Announces New Appointment to the Board of Directors

AlphaNet is pleased to announce the appointment of Dell Witcher to the board of directors, effective May 14, 2020. “Dell’s expertise and involvement in our board will greatly benefit the Alpha-1 community.” “We are excited to welcome Dell to AlphaNet
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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals: Pushing the Boundaries of Gene Silencing

RNA interference (RNAi), sometimes called gene silencing, is an approach to therapeutics in certain diseases that are caused by the production of abnormal proteins or an overproduction of proteins, which can be treated by turning off or silencing the
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ TV Show’s episode about Alpha-1

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 16, Episode 15 of Grey’s Anatomy, “Snowblind.”] The blizzard isn’t the only disaster in this Grey’s Anatomy episode—Season 16, Episode 15 Hayes’ patient this week is Elisa, a 6-year-old with alph
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Alpha-1 Awareness donate £10,000 to the research of a cure

On Monday 3rd February 2020, Alan and Emma Wooler of Alpha-1 Awareness went to UCL (University College London) to see Professor David Lomas, and presented him with a cheque for £10,000 to go towards his research of a cure for Alpha-1.   Alan Woo
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