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eNews March 2011 - National MS Society
New Drugs, New Choices, New Risks

A New Era

There may soon be a doubling of treatment options for MS. What will this mean for people living with the disease? This feature story from the Spring 2011 issue of Momentum is now available online in our new, fully interactive digital edition!

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Walk MS is a simple but powerful way to join the movement. It’s a place to be together with others in the community who care about MS. It’s a way to help raise critical funds that support cutting-edge research and help people with MS move their lives forward. Join us as we celebrate hope for a world free of MS at Walk MS 2011.

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Canbex Helping speed potential treatments to clinical trial

The Society’s Fast Forward initiative is helping move potential therapies toward clinical trials, faster. An investment in 2010 helped Canbex Therapeutics develop target compounds to treat spasticity in MS. This helped attract $2.8 million recently awarded to Canbex from the Wellcome Trust to help move this potential therapy from the laboratory stage to clinical trials, as early as December 2012.

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More MS News 
March 2: FDA says application to market oral cladribine for MS is not yet ready for approval

March 2: Clinical trial of sex hormone estriol recruiting women with MS

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This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Bayer HealthCare; Biogen Idec;
EMD Serono and Pfizer, Inc; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Teva Neuroscience, Inc.

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