AMDA Webinar: Spark Therapeutics Gene Therapy Research

SPARK THERAPEUTICS GENE THERAPY RESEARCH WEBINAR Please join the AMDA for a webinar focused on Spark Therapeutics and gene therapy research Take this opportunity to learn more about Spark as a company and the field of gene therapy research. We will be joined by...

Press Release from Erasmus Medical Center: Making Muscle from Skin

Researchers from the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, Netherlands, have succeeded in generating muscle cells from skin cells. This is significant as skin cells can be relatively easily obtained from a skin biopsy. The team developed a protocol to obtain pure muscle cells (ie...

Valerion Initiates VAL-1221 Dosing in Patients with Pompe Disease

CONCORD, Mass., July 11, 2017—Valerion Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in the development of therapies for orphan genetic diseases, today announced that it has initiated dosing in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating VAL-1221 in...

In Memory of Henri Termeer

he AMDA was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Henri Termeer, former CEO of Genzyme. We have known and worked with Henri since the late-90s through his role as the CEO of Genzyme. We will never forget how he always took the time to talk to patients and their...

2017 PCMA of Texas Pull for Pompe!

The AMDA is excited to announce that the 2017 PCMA of Texas Pull for Pompe will take place on Saturday, March 25th at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas! This is the 7th Annual Pull for Pompe hosted by the PCMA of Texas. The Pull for Pompe clay...