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by bromley
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Drug Pipeline
Topic: ATX MS 1467
Replies: 5
Views: 3363

Merck are putting money into this drug: Novel peptide therapeutic, ATX-MS-1467 Multiple Sclerosis treatment, licensing agreement announced 13 January 2009 Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today the signature of a research, development and commercialization agreem...
by bromley
Mon Jan 05, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: Campath (Lemtrada, Alemtuzumab)
Topic: Campath research articles
Replies: 4
Views: 2127

Campath research articles

First thing - happy New Year. A belated Christmas present for Lyon and others. Here is a link to Dr Alasdair Coles which give an overview of his work with Campath for MS. If you go down the page there is a section called Key publications. The first publication is the research article on the 3 year P...
by bromley
Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Antibody research
Replies: 6
Views: 1771

Antibody research

Interesting antibody research http://www.nationalmssociety.org/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=566 I'd like to wish my old friend Lyon a Merry Christmas. We can still use the C work in the UK and haven't been pushed into the Happy Holidays cop out. Merry Christmas to all the users of the site (even ...
by bromley
Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)
Topic: Franks Tysabri exp., little sideeffects, no improvement
Replies: 50
Views: 17702

Frank,

A bit more about possible treatment holidays while on Tysabri.

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j17 ... 1&w=464753
by bromley
Sat Dec 13, 2008 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Therapies for progressive MS
Replies: 1
Views: 1472

Therapies for progressive MS

No much in this article, but three point interested me: - reference to LINGO (work by Biogen) - reference to damage in MS being similar to stroke damage - reference to the gene work on MS and forecasting that the relevant genes might be identified in 2009. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/news/news-...
by bromley
Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Drug Pipeline
Topic: FTY 720
Replies: 18
Views: 6090

FTY 720

by bromley
Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: Prof Scolding stem cell trial
Replies: 2
Views: 3726

Prof Scolding stem cell trial

Not much in this article, but thought it worth posting. Introducing stem cell based Myelin repair therapies in patients with Multiple Sclerosis Professor Neil J. Scolding, FRCP PhD, University of Bristol Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, U.K., provided a report of his studies of bone-marrow deriv...
by bromley
Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: Campath (Lemtrada, Alemtuzumab)
Topic: 8 month update, and a long rant.. enjoy....
Replies: 9
Views: 4195

Sugar, Sorry your experience with the Campath infusion was so bad - I was lucky in that I had no reaction at all. The key thing is to remain patient. The main point of the drug is to stop the inflammation / relapses. No one said it was a cure - any repair is an added bonus. I think you need to give ...
by bromley
Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:23 am
Forum: Antibiotics
Topic: CPN research
Replies: 2
Views: 2474

CPN research

Chlamydia pneumoniae bactrium - one possible cause of Multiple Sclerosis? 20 November 2008 Recently, the most convincing data ever presented relating infection with a specific organism to multiple sclerosis has been reported from the Department of Neurology and Pathology, Vanderbilt School of Medic...
by bromley
Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EBV research
Replies: 8
Views: 2273

A piece on the Australian MS Society website about this research:

http://www.msra.org.au/news/index.php
by bromley
Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MS and gender
Replies: 4
Views: 1906

MS and gender

Hopefully some of the research presented at the conference will get published in the near future. Environment may cause increase in Multiple Sclerosis among women only - 18 November 2008 Gender has become a dominant factor in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) during the last decades. Already with a ratio of 3...
by bromley
Thu Nov 06, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting snippet
Replies: 0
Views: 1225

Interesting snippet

An MS research conference is currently underway. Here is a snippet - which seems interesting. Hopefully, there will be more info once the conference has finished. Collaboration in action Concomitantly, the first ever Tykeson Fellows Conference is bringing 106 MS scientists together to advance collab...