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23 April 2015 CSL Behring Awards Young Researchers Around the World to Advance Coagulation Science

CSL Behring announced today that the company has named five recipients of the 2015 CSL Behring Professor Heimburger Award for coagulation research. Now in its eighth year, the global awards program helps fund the work of young, emerging researchers by providing start-up grants. The goal of the award is to encourage the next generation of coagulation specialists to establish themselves professionally and to continue innovative research. The total value of the five grants is 100,000 euros.

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14 April 2015 CSL Behring Marks World Hemophilia Day by Renewing Pledge to World Federation of Hemophilia

In recognition of World Hemophilia Day April 17, the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and CSL Behring announced today that CSL Behring has once again committed to donating bleeding disorder protein therapy international units (IUs) to the WFH Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) Program and other WFH programs, as well as making significant financial contributions to WFH.

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30 March 2015 European Medicines Agency Commences Review of CSL Behring's Regulatory Submission for rIX-FP for Hemophilia B Patients

CSL Behring announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started the Centralized Procedure for reviewing the company's Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for its long-acting fusion protein linking recombinant coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP). Upon European Commission approval, rIX-FP will provide hemophilia B patients in the European Union (EU), as well as the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, with a long-acting treatment option with dosing intervals up to 14 days.

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17 March 2015 The Lancet Publishes CSL Behring’s Kcentra® Phase III Data

CSL Behring today announced that The Lancet has published results from a Phase III clinical study showing Kcentra® (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]) to be superior to plasma for the urgent reversal of acquired coagulation factor deficiency induced by vitamin K antagonist (VKA, e.g., warfarin) therapy in adult patients needing an urgent surgery or invasive procedure. Kcentra is the first and only non-activated 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (4F-PCC) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for this use and for the urgent reversal of warfarin therapy in adult patients with acute major bleeding.

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09 March 2015 CSL Behring to Provide $80,000 in Scholarship Funding

CSL Behring announced that it is partnering with Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) to support scholarships for low-income students. CSL Behring will contribute $80,000 to fund scholarships in 2015 and 2016, enabling low-income students in grades K-8 to attend private and parochial schools that partner with CSFP.

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