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upport program. For more information, contact U.S. UCB Medical Information at 1-866-822-0068 (press 9).

About Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder affecting approximately three million people in the US-making it more common than multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease combined. It is caused by abnormal, excessive electrical discharges of the nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain. Epilepsy is characterized by a tendency to have recurrent seizures and defined by two or more unprovoked seizures. There are many different seizure types and epileptic syndromes. Forty percent of patients taking only one AED continue to experience seizures, and approximately 30% of patients taking adjunctive therapy continue to experience seizures. This highlights the ongoing need for the development of new AEDs. For more information about epilepsy, visit http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org, http://www.epilepsy.com, or http://www.epilepsyadvocate.com.

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Andrea Levin, Public Relations Manager, CNS, UCB U.S.

T +1.770.970.8352, Andrea.levin@ucb-group.com

Eimear O'Brien, Global CNS Communications Manager, UCB Group

T +32.2.559.9271, Eimear.OBrien@ucb-group.com

Antje Witte, Vice-President Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, UCB Group

T +32.2.559.9414, Antje.witte@ucb-group.com

About UCB

UCB (Brussels, Belgium, http://www.ucb-group.com) is a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of innovative medicines with focus on the fields of central nervous system and immunology disorders. Employing around 12,000 people in over 40 countries, UCB achieved revenue of EUR 3.6 billion in 2007. UC
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