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National MS Society eNews - July 2010
FDA Supports fact track for Alemtuzumab

Alemtuzumab poised for quick review

Alemtuzumab, an IV treatment for relapsing-remitting MS, will head into expedited FDA review as soon as the current Phase III trial is completed. Learn more

For details on the therapeutic effects and adverse side effects of this treatment, see Dr. Loren Rolak’s report in our June 30 webcast, “What’s new in MS research and treatment.” Dr. Rolak’s presentation begins four-and-a-half minutes into the program. View webcast

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Health care reform bill is bringing changes Health Care Reform bill is bringing changes

Changes in access to health insurance and new health insurance rules are starting now with more to come this fall and next January. What does this mean to you? Our Health Care Reform team has created concise answers to the FAQs of people affected by MS.

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Free access to milestone MS research papersFree access to milestone MS research papers
From now to mid-September, see pivotal research papers FREE through a partnership among Fast Forward, the Society and Nature Publishing Group. Download papers on current work in stem cell transplantation, MS risk factors, neuroprotection and repair, and more.

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Watch the recorded webcastJune 30 webcast on the coming era in MS treatment
Three noted MS investigators answered what, why, and when questions about new oral and infrequent dosing MS therapies, nervous system protection and repair, and the status of and new projects focused on CCSVI research.

Video and transcript available here


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

Bayer HealthCare       Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

More MS News
June 11: Over $2.4 million committed to CCSVI research projects
May 25: Fast Forward and Five Prime Therapeutics collaborate on new molecule that may benefit progressive as well as relapsing MS
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