Hal Barron

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Name: Hal Barron
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Google scoops up another high-profile scientist for anti-death project

Above: New Calico recruit Dr. Cynthia Kenyon. Image Credit: UCSF Kenyon Lab Google’s secretive Project Calico is aimed at defeating death itself — or at least staving it off far longer than ever before. To that end, the company has been recruiting ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 20 2014]

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Roche chief medical officer and head of Global Product Development Hal Barron said, "gazyva is an important new medicine for people with newly diagnosed chronic lymphocytic leukemia as based on clinical data, it more than doubled the time people lived without their disease worsening compared to chlorambucil alone." The CLL11 trial demonstrated that people who were given Gazyva in combination with chlorambucil chemotherapy had reduced risk of disease progression...
...prevented by earlier treatment with a medicine such as Actemra," said Hal Barron, MD, chief medical officer and head, Global Product Development. "we're pleased that these patients will now have the option of actemra as a subcutaneous injection or an iv infusion."

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