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After seeing positive results for BG-12 (dimethyl fumarate) from several clinical trials involving people with relapsing-remitting MS, Biogen Idec submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval to market their new oral MS disease-modifying therapy.

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Earlier this month more than 320 MS activists from around the country came together at the 21st annual Public Policy Conference, where they visited countless offices on Capitol Hill to highlight legislative issues crucial to improve the lives of people affected by multiple sclerosis.

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Mar. 5: Fast Forward and Concert Pharmaceuticals partner to advance new treatment for spasticity and pain in MS

Feb. 27: Results reported in phase II clinical trial of oral firategrast for relapsing MS

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