Category: Neurology

Novartis launches first large-scale research study in multiple sclerosis that allows participants to contribute from smartphones

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Novartis announced today the launch of a mobile research study for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) that collects data via their smartphone, without the need for clinic visits. The study, Evaluation of Evidence from Smart Phone Sensors… http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/novartis-launches-first-large-scale-research-study-in-multiple-sclerosis-that-allows-participants-to-contribute-from-smartphones-300506716.html

Abarca Health And Biogen Announces Innovative Value-Based Contract For Multiple Sclerosis Therapies

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Abarca Health, a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and technology company that serves more than two million lives across the nation, has signed a value-based reimbursement contract with Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) for select products in… http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/abarca-health-and-biogen-announces-innovative-value-based-contract-for-multiple-sclerosis-therapies-300495565.html

Roche’s Ocrevus racks up more positive MS data in relapsing and primary progressive forms

The positive data for Roche’s Ocrevus keep on coming. Friday, the company’s Genentech unit announced that the multiple-sclerosis fighter had significantly cut down disease activity and disability progression in patients with relapsing forms of the disease and those with the harder-to-treat, primary progressive forms. http://www.fiercepharma.com/marketing/roche-s-ocrevus-racks-up-more-positive-ms-data-relapsing-and-primary-progressive-forms