Articles for tag Sirolimus

Q&A: The MILED Trial

Posted on September 25, 2018   |   

Published 9/25/2018

The MILED Trial is a currently enrolling study led by Dr. Frank McCormack, Scientific Director of The LAM Foundation. The trial seeks to answer an important clinical question about early treatment of LAM. That question is: “Does early treatment of mild LAM symptoms with low dose sirolimus stop progression of disease and cyst formation in the lungs?” The answer to this question will benefit patients with LAM all around the world.

Here, we answer your own questions about the MILED Trial. 

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Topics: clinical trial Dr. Frank McCormack MILED Sirolimus        Categories: Educational Resources

Ask the Doctor: Are Generic Drug Products as Safe and Effective as Brand Name Drug Products?

Posted on January 17, 2017   |   

Gene Sullivan, MD, Emeritus Board Member of The LAM Foundation and former Deputy Director of the Division of Pulmonary and Allergy Products at the USFDA answers questions about the difference between generic and name brand drugs, specifically in regards to sirolimus and Rapamune.

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Topics: Generic Drugs Sirolimus        Categories: Educational Resources
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