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National MS Society eNews March 2010
Oral MS modifier in priority review
Dr. Margaret Hamburg

Gilenia, for relapsing MS

Oral MS disease-modifier Gilenia, formerly known as Fingolimod (FTY720), received priority review status from the FDA in late February. An approval decision could be made in as little as six months. At right, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, FDA Commissioner.

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Activists bring top MS issues to Congress Activists bring top MS issues to Congress

At this year’s Public Policy Conference, March 1-3 in Washington, DC, MS advocates focused on full funding for Lifespan Respite Care, National MS and Parkinson’s Disease Registries Act, and increasing federal funds for MS research through CDMRP.

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Today Show for MS Awareness WeekMS Awareness from the crossroads of the world
From California to the New York Island—people everywhere “moved it” for MS Awareness Week. To all who participated, thank you!

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Visit wekeepmoving.org to vote for the travel team’s next destination. Your votes will keep us moving around the country meeting people with MS for the next 10 weeks. This initiative is supported in part by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. At right, the video team.

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This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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