Thursday, December 07, 2006
BioMS Medical's Pivotal Multiple Sclerosis Trial Receives Sixth Positive Review from Data Safety Monitoring Board
Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS
EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 7, 2006 /CNW/ - BioMS Medical Corp. (TSX: MS), a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced that following the sixth meeting of the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), the Company has received a recommendation to continue its pivotal phase II/III clinical trial for MBP8298 for the treatment of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.
This was the sixth of several regularly scheduled reviews by the DSMB that will occur over the duration of the trial. The purpose of the DSMB is to provide objective, independent safety monitoring of the trial. The pivotal phase II/III study is now ongoing at trial sites across Canada and Europe.
About BioMS Medical Corp.
BioMS Medical is a biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic technologies. BioMS Medical's lead technology, MBP8298, is for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and is currently in a pivotal phase II/III clinical trial across Canada and Europe.
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This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of BioMS Medical with respect to its performance, business and future events. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events may vary significantly.
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