“Today’s announcement is a significant milestone for Cerus as we enter the Canadian market. We are proud to partner with Canadian Blood Services to introduce pathogen inactivated platelets in Canada,” said Christian Boutemy, Cerus’ vice president, commercial operations EMEA, who is also responsible for Canada.
William ‘Obi’ Greenman, Cerus’ president and chief executive officer explains, “This is a significant milestone for Cerus and highlights the scope our technology has had within the transfusion industry and on the millions of patients worldwide transfused with INTERCEPT treated platelet and plasma components. “We have a solid track record with the safety and efficacy of our INTERCEPT products, which now surpasses more than 7.5 million treatable doses.”
12/19/18: ReCePI is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of INTERCEPT RBCs in patients requiring transfusion for acute blood loss during complex cardiac surgery. A total of 600 patients are expected to be enrolled in up to 20 participating sites in the U.S.
3/13/18: “CBC Appleton’s BLA approval is another important step in our mission to make INTERCEPT the standard of care for transfused blood components,” said William “Obi” Greenman, Cerus’ president and chief executive officer.
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