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What does AGVH stand for?

AGVH stands for Acute Graft Versus Host (disease)

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Columbia, MD, announced that while preliminary results for two Phase III trials evaluating Prochymal for the treatment of acute graft versus host disease (GvHD) showed significant improvements in response rates in difficult-to-treat liver and gastrointestinal GvHD, neither trial reached its primary endpoint.
I am particularly excited to work on the ATIR(TM) product, which is aimed at preventing acute Graft versus Host Disease and thus enables severe mismatched bone marrow transplantation (so-called 'haplo-identical transplantation') and is entering a pivotal study in early 2009", says Maarten Egeler.
Professor of Clinical Immunology at the University of Perugia, Italy and Kiadis Pharma are continuing their collaboration on ATIR(TM), a product in clinical development for enabling the use of a mismatched donor in a bone marrow transplantation by preventing acute Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD) for end stage leukemia patients.