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Questcor to Commence Phase 2 Study of Acthar for ALS
Date:7/24/2013

ddition to this ALS trial, Questcor has on-going trials in idiopathic membranous nephropathy, systemic lupus erthymatosus, and diabetic nephropathy," continued Dr. Young. "These trials, combined with many mechanism of action studies and numerous Questcor-sponsored investigator initiated studies, are aimed at building the body of evidence surrounding the safety and efficacy of Acthar in both on-label and potential new indications."

For more information on studies related to Acthar, investors are encouraged to visit http://www.clinicaltrials.gov.

About ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in ALS eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost. With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed. The effect of this disease is not only a significant decrease in one's quality of life but also a decrease in life expectancy to an average of two to five years. At this time there is an unmet medical need for ALS treatments that significantly improve quality of life and/or extend survival.

ALS was first described in 1869 by French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, but it wasn't until 1939 that Lou Gehrig brought national and international attention to the disease when he abruptly retired from baseball after being diagnosed with ALS. Most commonly, the disease strikes people between the ages of 40 and 70, and as many as 30,000 Americans have the disease at any given time.

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