News Archive

Our Condolences

Our heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Max Marin who died 10 days after being diagnosed with TTP. Max lived in Calgary, Alberta. He was a 45-year-old father, husband and well-known MMA trainer. Reports indicate that the TTP diagnosis was missed by the health clinic he visited initially.  Only when his health deteriorated, and his family took him to the main hospital, was he diagnosed with TTP.

Patient Advisory for TTP Guideline Developement

A research team at McMaster University has partnered with the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostatis (ISTH) to create a clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and management of TTP. The goal is to bring together a panel of expert researchers, clinicians, and patients to develop a set of recommendations on how to diagnose and treat TTP. Ultimately, this guideline will contribute to high quality care for patients with TTP around the world.

aTTP Study Continues Recruiting

A healthcare research continues to recruit patients who have been diagnosed with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP) and live in the Continental US. This research focuses on understanding your experience with aTTP as well as evaluating a questionnaire designed for use in patients with aTTP. This research may help improve how the patients’ experience is accounted for in clinical trials for new treatments.

Fundraising Initiatives

2017 Walk to Answer TTP Together

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, one hundred and fifty registered participants took part in the 7th annual Walk to Answer TTP Together. Participants walked internationally, in their local communities to help raise life-saving awareness and funds for TTP!

Positive topline results from the Phase III HERCULES study with caplacizumab

October 2, 2017 ABLYNX "announced positive topline results from the Phase III HERCULES study with caplacizumab, the Company's anti-von Willebrand factor (vWF) Nanobody® being developed for the treatment of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP)." View the full article.