Press Releases

Brussels, Belgium—The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA), together with Pharmig and IG Plasma are sponsoring a workshop as part of International Plasma Awareness Week, October 13-20. This event is a joint initiative of PPTA and its member companies designed to:

Annapolis, MD—The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies are sponsoring International Plasma Awareness Week, October 13-20. This inaugural event is designed to:

Annapolis, MD--The first ever International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW) will be celebrated October 13-20. A joint initiative of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies, IPAW is designed to: 

Mary Gustafson, PPTA Vice President, Global Regulatory Policy, was honored on July 24 with the 2013 FDA Distinguished Alumni Award at the FDA Honor Awards Ceremony, “for exceptional contributions to the regulation of blood and blood products, and as an outstanding liaison between FDA and the plasma protein industry.”

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) opposes New Jersey Senate Bill 2132 that imposes a new tax on therapies used to treat bleeding disorders such as hemophilia.

The 2013 Plasma Protein Forum was held in Reston, Virginia on June 11-12.

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) commends the Preserving Access to Orphan Drugs Acts, bipartisan legislation that makes an important policy clarification and will remove a barrier to research and development of rare disease therapies.

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) stands together with the global primary immunodeficiency disease (PID) community to promote World PI Week, a global campaign aimed to raise awareness and improve diagnosis and treatment of PID.

April 16, 2013–The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) recognizes World Hemophilia Day, an annual international event sponsored by the World Federation for Hemophilia (WFH) that seeks to raise awareness of people living with inherited bleeding disorders.