Accentia Reports on Multiple Sclerosis Study: Revimmune(R) Shows Unprecedented Results in Reducing Disability and Improving Func
Posted Jan 14 2009 8:24pm
Yahoo Finance Press Release Source: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Accentia Reports on Multiple Sclerosis Study: Revimmune(R) Shows Unprecedented Results in Reducing Disability and Improving Functions Tuesday June 17, 1:30 pm ET
TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , announced today that researchers from Johns Hopkins University have published encouraging results from a two-year study evaluating the treatment of aggressive relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis with Revimmune™, Accentia’s patent-pending, novel usage of an approved chemotherapeutic drug (cyclophosphamide) in an ultra-high dose, pulsed intravenous administration for four hours daily over four days. Administered in this fashion, cyclophosphamide acts as a unique stem-cell sparing myeloablative which can reboot the immune system in order to delete the autoimmunity. Furthermore, Revimmune is believed to be the first therapy in development for multiple sclerosis that proposes the restoration of neurological function with the potential to eliminate the autoimmunity