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2011-06-21 12:30:17

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a molecular mechanism which could bring about the development of new treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) "” a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. Dr Bruno Gran, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Clinical Neurology in the School of Clinical Sciences, working in collaboration with Professor Paul Moynagh from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, has discovered a synthetic chemical...

2011-04-14 15:27:12

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine will present several key studies at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) annual meeting, including research providing critical insight into the prognosis and clinical treatment course of people with a certain subtype of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The meeting is taking place April 9-16 in Honolulu. In a study titled "Evaluation of Progressive Relapsing MS Patients in the PROMISE Trial," Fred Lublin, MD, Saunders Family Professor of Neurology and...

2011-04-11 00:30:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis demonstrated that Gilenya(TM) (fingolimod) reduced the risk of disability progression in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), regardless of treatment history. This analysis of the phase III two-year FREEDOMS study is one of 11 abstracts on Gilenya being presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). "In developing Gilenya, Novartis initiated a large clinical trial...

2010-12-21 00:01:51

2010: A Year of Significant Progress in MS Research (Vocus/PRWEB) December 20, 2010 Exciting advances were made in 2010 in virtually every field of MS research. Progress toward finding new therapies for MS is illustrated by the availability of the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS. Progress was also made toward finding ways to restore function and improving quality of life and specific MS symptoms through exercise, meditation, rehabilitation and medications, including the first...

2010-12-20 05:04:00

National MS Society Leads the Way in Cutting Edge Research to Stop MS, Restore Function and End MS Forever NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exciting advances were made in 2010 in virtually every field of MS research. Progress toward finding new therapies for MS is illustrated by the availability of the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS. Progress was also made toward finding ways to restore function and improving quality of life and specific MS symptoms through...

2010-12-06 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. finds that surveyed neurologists indicate that their initial trial of Novartis's Gilenya has been hampered by potential safety / tolerability concerns and monitoring requirements. The majority of surveyed neurologists indicate they are aware of Gilenya and -- even with already high levels of familiarity -- they remain interested in learning more about the product. As the first oral disease-modifying agent (DMA) to be...

2010-12-01 09:36:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that less than 30 percent of surveyed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in the U.S. indicate that they would request a switch to an emerging agent that matches a dosing, safety and efficacy profile similar to emerging and recently launched oral MS agents such as Merck Serono/EMD Serono's oral cladribine...

2010-11-04 05:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: AEN), a developer of innovative medicines for serious central nervous system diseases, announced today that it was awarded two grants totaling $488,959 under the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project (QTDP) Program to support the Company's Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis programs currently in clinical testing. These grants represent approximately 38% of the Company's total research...

2010-11-02 08:13:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. has released a syndicated report focused on the management and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the US. ChartTrends®: Multiple Sclerosis is an annual publication based on patient level data collected on 1,000 MS patients being treated with disease modifying agents (DMAs). In addition to helping to define the DMA-treated MS patient (demographics, co-morbidities, concomitant medications,...

2010-10-15 02:15:00

PARIS, October 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Phase III TEMSO Study Meets Goals Including Delayed Disability Progression for Teriflunomide 14mg Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today the results from the two year phase III TEMSO study of teriflunomide, a novel oral disease modifier investigated for the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS). In this study, both doses of teriflunomide (7 and 14mg) significantly reduced annualized relapse rate...


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