Saturday, November 18, 2017

Children’s Cancer Clinic Opens in Reno Led By Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist Dr. Caroline Hastings (Addi and Cassi’s doctor!)

October 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Featured Stories, News

Many people do not know that Addi and Cassi’s primary doctor is not a geneticist, metabolic specialist, neurologist, or cholesterol expert but is one of the nation’s leading pediatric cancer doctors.  Her name is Dr. Caroline Hastings and she is the medical director for the Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant unit at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland [...]

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Walgreen’s Support Allows Our Twins with Niemann Pick Type C To Receive Cyclodextrin Treatments At Home

July 8, 2012 by  
Filed under Cyclodextrin

We are sorry for the lack of posts in recent months! Hugh and I have been extremely busy with rare disease initiatives for Solution Therapeutics, our virtual biotech, as well as helping the Global Genes Project with a number of community based rare disease projects. We would like to report that after three years of [...]

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Moms Receive EU Orphan Drug Designation From European Medicines Agency For Novel Cholesterol Drug Called Cyclodextrin

September 14, 2011 by  
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Last year, after Dr. Caroline Hastings and I received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration orphan drug designation for Hydroxy-propyl-beta-cyclodextrin (HPBCD) for the treatment of Niemann Pick Type C disease, I was contacted by Sue French. Sue lives in the United Kingdom and her son William is also afflicted with the rare and fatal genetic [...]

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National Institues of Health Announces Cyclodextrin Clincial Trial For Fatal Cholesterol Disease Called Niemann Pick Type C

August 16, 2011 by  
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Over the past three years, many Niemann Pick Type C families as well as physicians treating NPC patients worldwide have contacted Dr. Caroline Hastings and I regarding Addi and Cassi’s treatments with hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. Since sharing our intravenous (IV) and intrathecal (IT) cyclodextrin treatment protocols with NPC families and doctors in the U.S. and other countries, [...]

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FDA Filing Made Requesting Use of Medtronic SynchroMed Pump To Deliver Cyclodextrin To Brain

April 13, 2011 by  
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To say I am pumped up  today is an understatement!  We’ve reached another historic milestone in our effort to treat Addi and Cassi with cyclodextrin!  Dr. Caroline Hastings at Children’s Hospital Research Center Oakland filed a 400+ page document with the FDA yesterday on behalf of the twins seeking a permanent solution to deliver hydroxyl-propyl-beta-cyclodextrin [...]

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