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Papers on Alpha-1 research published in the COPD Foundation Journal

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
The latest issue of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation (Volume 5, Issue 4 – 2018) features papers from presenters at the “3rd Biennial International Research Conference on Alpha-1...
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Mereo BioPharma and TAP work together in clinical study

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Mereo BioPharma Group plc announced a collaboration with (and investment from) the venture philanthropy arm of the Alpha-1 Foundation, The Alpha-1 Project, Inc. (TAP) in Mereo’s MPH-966 development program. MPH-966 is an oral neutrophil...
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Grifols affirms commitment to patients during Alpha-1 Awareness Month

Friday, November 2, 2018
November is Alpha-1 Awareness Month, and Grifols is proud to share its efforts to further increase Alpha-1 diagnosis rates and expand treatment options. Alpha-1 awareness matters. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic condition...
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Significant reduction in Alzheimer progression demonstrated

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Grifols (Spain) announced that the combination of Plasmapheresis, a well-known and safe procedure used in plasma exchange, with Albutein® 20% (Albumin - a safe, well tolerated plasma protein with multiple properties) has demonstrated a...
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Alpha John Taylor passes away

Thursday, November 1, 2018
It is with a heavy heart that the Alpha-1 Foundation announces the passing of John Taylor, on September 29th, 2018. He was 60 years old. John led an incredible childhood in the town of Delran, New Jersey. He spread his wings and moved to...
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November is Alpha-1 Awareness Month

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Miami, Nov. 1, 2018 – The month of November has been marked by the Alpha-1 Foundation as a month to raise awareness about Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1), throughout several activities designed to increase knowledge and spread...
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AlphaNet matches gift by the Cadwgan Family

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
On Thursday, October 25th, AlphaNet announced that they would match the $100,000 gift to the Alpha-1 Foundation that the Cadwgan Family has generously donated as a sign of gratefulness to Robert (Bob) Barrett’s years of service at AlphaNet....
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Federal Health Insurance Exchange 2019 Open Enrollment

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The Federal Health Insurance Exchange (also known as the Marketplace) Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2018, to December 15, 2018, for coverage starting on January 1, 2019. Like last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
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Alpha-1 Foundation’s position and the Zemaira shortage

Monday, October 29, 2018
It has been brought to the attention of the Alpha-1 Foundation that CSL Behring has been experiencing delays in the distribution of Zemaira for several months now. The Foundation bases its knowledge of this situation solely on the information...
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Improving plasma donations in California

Monday, October 29, 2018
A new law recently passed in the state of California, allowing trained individuals to perform a total protein test using a digital refractometer in plasma donation centers, which the Alpha-1 Foundation and other advocacy groups expect will lead to...
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Karen Erickson to lead operations in TAP

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Alpha-1 Project (TAP) announces the appointment of Karen Erickson as Chief Operating Officer, a new position within TAP. The appointment is effective November 1, 2018. Erickson leaves her position as Associate Executive Director for...
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Escape to the Cape was a total success for Alpha-1

Monday, October 22, 2018
A weekend in the scenic coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with bike riding and lots of family fun was the perfect setting for this year’s Escape to the Cape Bike Trek, in which Team Alpha-1 raised $100,000 for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency...
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