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ASH 2014: Acceleron drugs improve anemia in blood disorders

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Acceleron Pharma's lead product candidates luspatercept and sotatercept reduced or eliminated transfusion dependence for many patients with beta-thalassemia and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), but the company's partner Celgene is likely to take only one of the two drugs into later-stage development.

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