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Genzyme’s Multiple Sclerosis Franchise Featured At AAN

Stocks in this article: SAN SNY

Genzyme, a Sanofi Company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that data from its AUBAGIO ® (teriflunomide) and LEMTRADA TM (alemtuzumab) multiple sclerosis clinical development programs will be presented during the 65 th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting to be held in San Diego, Calif., March 16-23.

We are proud to present these results that offer important new insights into AUBAGIO and LEMTRADA,” said Genzyme CEO and President, David Meeker, MD. “ Our robust clinical development programs underscore our steadfast commitment to advancing our understanding of multiple sclerosis and its treatment, and to providing new hope for people living with this devastating disease.

Data from across the company’s clinical development programs to be presented at AAN during Pacific Time are as follows, along with details about the Genzyme Corporate Therapeutic Update and Brain Health Fair sponsorship.

Platform Presentations for AUBAGIO and LEMTRADA:


  • Pre-Defined Subgroups Analyses of TOWER, a Placebo‐Controlled Phase 3 Trial of Teriflunomide in Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (Platform Presentation Session 41 – S41.006; March 21; 1:30 p.m.)
  • Teriflunomide Efficacy and Safety in Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis: Results From TOWER, a Second, Pivotal, Phase 3 Placebo‐Controlled Study (Platform Presentation Session 1 – S01.004; March 19; 1:45 p.m.)
  • Pregnancy Outcomes From the Teriflunomide Clinical Development Program: Retrospective Analysis of the Teriflunomide Clinical Trial Database (Platform Presentation Session 30 – S30.005; March 20; 3:00 p.m.)


  • Durable Efficacy of Alemtuzumab in Relapsing‐Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Participated in the CARE‐MS Studies: Three Year Follow‐Up (Platform Presentation Session 41 – S41.001; March 21; 12:00 p.m.)

Additional Presentations:


Poster Presentations

  • Immune Response to Seasonal Influenza Vaccination in Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Treated with Teriflunomide: the TERIVA Study (Poster Session I – P01.169; March 18; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Frequency of Infections During Treatment with Teriflunomide: Pooled Data From Three Placebo‐Controlled Teriflunomide Studies (Poster Session I – P01.171; March 18; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Teriflunomide Reduces Relapse‐Related Sequelae, Hospitalizations and Corticosteroid Use: A Post‐Hoc Analysis of the Phase 3 TOWER Study (Poster Session VII – P07.109; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)


Poster Presentations

  • Disability Improvement with Alemtuzumab vs. Interferon beta‐1a in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Experienced Disease Activity While on Prior Therapy (CARE‐MS II) (Poster Session VII – P07.120; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Efficacy of Alemtuzumab vs IFNB‐1a in Relapsing‐Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Experienced Disease Activity While on Prior Therapy (CARE‐MS II): Subgroup Analysis by Previous Disease Modifying Therapy (DMT) Use (Poster Session VII – P07.111; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Alemtuzumab Reduces MS Disease Activity in Active Relapsing‐Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Had Disease Activity on Prior Therapy (Poster Session VII – P07.093; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Adverse Event Profile of Alemtuzumab Over Time in Active Relapsing‐Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Experienced Disease Activity While on Prior Therapy (CARE‐MS II) (Poster Session I – P01.174; March 18; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Detection, Incidence, and Management of Thyroid Autoimmunity in Comparison of Alemtuzumab and Rebif ® in Multiple Sclerosis (CARE‐MS I and II) (Poster Session I – P01.173; March 18; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Comparison of Infection Risk with Alemtuzumab and SC IFNB‐1a in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Who Experienced Disease Activity While on Prior Therapy (CARE-MS II) (Poster Session I – P01.172; March 18; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Anti-IFNB-1a Antibody Status Was Not a Factor Influencing Efficacy of Alemtuzumab vs IFNB-1a in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Experienced Disease Activity While on Prior Therapy (CARE-MS II) (Poster Session VII – P07.125; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Immunogenicity of Alemtuzumab Treatment in Relapsing‐Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) Patients in the CARE‐MS II Study (Poster Session VII – P07.101; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)
  • Relapse Outcomes with Alemtuzumab vs IFNB‐1a in Active Relapsing‐Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients Who Experienced Disease Activity on Prior Therapy (CARE‐MS II) (Poster Session VII – P07.098; March 21; 2:00 p.m.)

Abstracts are available on the AAN website.

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