Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the ongoing clinical trial of its Trimesta™ (oral estriol) drug candidate has received an additional $409,426 in grant funding from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). The clinical trial is led by, Rhonda Voskuhl, M.D., Director, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Multiple Sclerosis Program, UCLA Department of Neurology.
Adeona also announced that as of March 1, 2011, the clinical trial evaluating the reduction in the rate of relapses in female multiple sclerosis (MS) patients is 85% enrolled.
"We are very grateful to the NMSS for its continuous support of this MS program, from the preclinical development to the pilot and multi-center clinical trials, and now this current grant funding," said Dr. Voskuhl. "Their commitment to pursuing estriol for MS could potentially lead to a new, safe and effective oral therapy for this debilitating disease."... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1878