Friday, September 11, 2009

Merck's Cladribine and Multiple Sclerosis

From FierceBiotech:

Merck KGaA pulls ahead in hot oral MS drug race
By John Carroll
September 11, 2009 — 8:22am ET

Researchers for Merck KGaA say that new analysis of the late-stage data for their oral drug cladribine highlight the drug's potential as a new therapy for multiple sclerosis. Patients taking a short course of the therapy were more likely to go two years without seeing the disease flare up, and that could prove crucial for the developer as it prepares to make its case that cladribine should be neurologists' preferred choice among a slate of experimental oral MS therapies.

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