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Lupus Research Institute Highly Encouraged by Benlysta(TM) Trial Results
Date:7/19/2009

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Results of a second Phase 3 trial of Benlysta(TM), known as BLISS-76, are expected later this year. That trial has enrolled 826 participants at 133 clinical sites in 19 countries, primarily in North America and Europe.

BLISS-52 and BLISS-76 are the largest clinical trials ever conducted in people with lupus.

First of its kind

"Benlysta(TM) is the first 'targeted biological agent' developed specifically for systemic lupus that has the potential to obtain FDA approval. . .with the positive results of this 52-week trial and pending the results of the 76-week trial," said Tammy O. Utset, MD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Chicago.

"HGS took a very ambitious development approach--huge international concurrent trials which represent a large investment in systemic lupus therapy," Utset added.

"The lupus community commends HGS and GlaxoSmithKline for their commitment and perseverance in finally bringing this potential new lupus treatment to trial," said Dowd. "And we thank the hundreds of people with lupus who enrolled and took part in this important trial. Participation like theirs is critical to finding answers to this illness."

The LRI builds the research pipeline and assists in recruiting patients to participate in trials to bring safe and effective treatments to market for people with lupus.

To learn more about lupus clinical trials, log on to www.LupusTrials.org.

About Lupus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or lupus, one of the nation's least recognized major diseases, is a chronic and potentially fatal autoimmune disorder that affects more than 1.5 million Americans, primarily women in their childbearing years. In lupus, the body's immune system
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