Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS
EDMONTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioMS Medical Corp. (TSX: MS), a leading developer in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced that following the meeting of the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), the Company has received a recommendation to continue MAESTRO-01, its pivotal phase II/III clinical trial for MBP8298 for the treatment of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.
This was the eighth of several regularly scheduled reviews by the DSMB, including the planned in-depth interim safety analysis, held in April 2007, on the first 100 patients enrolled in the study who had completed twelve months of treatment. The purpose of the DSMB is to provide objective, independent safety monitoring of the trial.
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 being evaluated in two pivotal phase III clinical trials for secondary progressive MS patients, MAESTRO-01 in Canada and Europe and MAESTRO-03 in the United States. It additionally is being evaluated for relapsing remitting MS patients in a Phase II trial in Europe entitled MINDSET-01. For further information please visit our website at http://www.biomsmedical.com.
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