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2008-11-06 03:00:20

Lund, Sweden, November 6, 2008 - Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX Nordic: ACTI) is scheduled to present at the Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 11 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City, US. During the presentation, an update regarding Active Biotech's development programs will be provided. The presentation will include the Phase III projects laquinimod, a novel oral immunomodulatory drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, which is licensed...

2008-10-28 09:00:07

Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX Nordic: ACTI) has presented data regarding the 57-57 project at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting, a premier event for specialists in the field of rheumatology, held in San Francisco October 24-29*. In a completed Phase Ib trial twelve patients have been treated for 84 days at various dose levels of ABR-215757. The maximum tolerable dose (MTD) for ABR-215757 was defined as 4.5 mg/day. The overall safety profile throughout the...

2008-10-17 03:00:16

Lund, Sweden, October 17, 2008 - Active Biotech AB's (NASDAQ OMX Nordic: ACTI) collaboration partner MediGene AG (Frankfurt, Prime Standard: MDG) today announce information regarding the candidate drug RhuDex(R) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. RhuDex(R) will be examined in a further series of laboratory tests, under the auspices of the UK MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency). These in-vitro studies will examine any potential detrimental interactions between...

2008-09-17 06:00:36

Lund, Sweden, 17 September 2008 - Active Biotech (OMX Nordic: ACTI) is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Tuesday, September 23 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, US. During the presentation, an update regarding Active Biotech's development programs will be provided. The presentation will include the Phase III projects laquinimod, a novel oral immunomodulatory drug for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, which is licensed to Teva...

2008-07-16 03:00:16

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) and Active Biotech AB (OMX NORDIC: ACTI) announced today that patients are being enrolled for the BRAVO Phase III pivotal trial. BRAVO is a global, 24-month, double-blind study designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of the oral compound laquinimod versus placebo, and to provide risk-benefit data for laquinimod versus a currently available injectable treatment, Avonex(R). The BRAVO trial, which was initiated in April this...

2008-06-24 06:01:25

Lund, Sweden, June 24, 2008 - Active Biotech AB's (OMX Nordic:ACTI) collaboration partner MediGene AG (Frankfurt, Prime Standard: MDG) has achieved its objectives in a clinical phase IIa trial of the candidate drug RhuDex(R) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. In addition to positive safety data and the good adsorption after oral administration, a first indication of biological activity of RhuDex(R) was observed. The data obtained in the trial regarding pharmacokinetics (behavior and...

2008-06-20 00:00:28

Tomorrow's issue of the scientific journal The Lancet, Volume 371, Issue 9630, includes an article covering Active Biotech's (OMX Nordic: ACTI) and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's novel oral MS drug laquinimod. The article, entitled "Effect of Laquinimod on MRI-monitored disease activity in patients with RRMS: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase IIb study", will be available on www.thelancet.com. Laquinimod is currently in global clinical Phase III trials in...


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