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Friday, October 20, 2017 | Multiple Sclerosis & Immune Disorders, Research and Publications

Corrona Partners with National MS Society on Registry to Assess Safety and Efficacy of Therapies

Corrona, LLC and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will collaborate on the launch of the Corrona Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Registry to study the comparative safety and effectiveness of approved MS…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

Phenogenetic Database For Stem Cell Models of Neurological Diseases Launched

Based on the results of a novel meta-analysis of all induced pluripotent stem cells, researchers have created an atlas of how cell characteristic in neurological and neurodegenerative diseases are lin…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Concussion & Brain Injury, Research and Publications

National Grant Awarded to Mount Sinai to Continue the New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model System

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) has awarded the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Headache & Pain, Phase 3/4 Trials, Research and Publications, Pfizer

Once-Daily Lyrica Formulation Wins FDA Approval

The FDA has approved Lyrica CR (pregabalin, Pfizer) extended-release tablets CV as once-daily therapy for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (pDPN) and t…

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Friday, September 29, 2017 | Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders, Phase 3/4 Trials, Research and Publications

Investigational Low-Dose Fenfluramine Shows Promise in Phase 3 Trial for Dravet Syndrome

Phase 3 findings suggest that the investigational ZX008 (low-dose fenfluramine hydrochloride, Zogenix) is effective for the treatment of Dravet syndrome. The study enrolled 119 patients across sites i…

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Friday, September 15, 2017 | Research and Publications, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

Benefits of PFO Closure Confirmed in Publication of Trial Data

Recently published data in The New England Journal of Medicine from three different studies show that closing a patent foramen ovale (PFO) significantly reduces the rate of recurrent stroke compared w…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Movement Disorders, Research and Publications, Genentech

17 New Genes Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

A new study has discovered 17 novel genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease, several of which are considered targets for intervention. Published in Nature Genetics, the genome-wide …

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Multiple Sclerosis & Immune Disorders, Research and Publications

Vitamin D Levels Tied to Risk of MS

Examining vitamin D levels in the blood may help predict whether a person is at risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large new study published Neurology (September 13). Usin…

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Monday, September 11, 2017 | Dementia & Cognitive Disorders, Research and Publications

Blood Test Shown to Accurately Identify Alzheimer’s Disease

A blood test may help identify and diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. In a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, researchers used attenua…

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Thursday, September 07, 2017 | Imaging & Testing, Multiple Sclerosis & Immune Disorders, Research and Publications

Project ALS and Amylyx Team Up to Test Phase 2 Compound

Project ALS and Amylyx Pharmaceuticals are collaborating to undertake pre-clinical studies to advance the understanding of Amylyx's oral compound AMX0035 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral s…

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Tuesday, September 05, 2017 | Multiple Sclerosis & Immune Disorders, Phase 3/4 Trials, Research and Publications, Merck & Co. H

CLARITY Extension: Annual Short-Course Therapy with Investigational Oral Agent Effective in Relapsing MS

New results suggest that patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) treated with two annual short courses of the investigational cladribine tablets (EMD Serono) may have similar clinical benefits…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 | Dementia & Cognitive Disorders, Research and Publications

Study: Women and Men with APOE Epsilon 4 Gene at Equal Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Although women with the APOE e3/e4 genotype have been thought to be at greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that men and women between 55 and 85 years of age with the geno…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | Business of Medicine, Clinical Trials, Movement Disorders, Research and Publications

AstraZeneca and Takeda Strike $400 Million Development Deal for Investigational Parkinson’s Agent

AstraZeneca and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited will jointly develop and commercialize an investigational alpha-synuclein antibody currently in development for the treatment of Parkinson’s…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Multiple Sclerosis & Immune Disorders, Research and Publications

Gut Bacteria May Play Preventive Role in MS

New findings support the increasingly prominent hypothesis that gut bacteria play a role in autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Specifically, a study published in Cell Reports (Aug;20…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

Stroke Rates Decreasing Among Men, Steady in Women

Although stroke incidence rates are dropping overall, new findings suggest that those decreases are only seen in men. In a new study published in Neurology (published online August 9), investigators t…

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