Patrick Vermersch (University of Lille and CHU Lille, Lille, France) shares promising findings and expert insight from the phase 3 study of masitinib for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01433497). This discussion was based on his MSVirtual2020 presentation: FC04.01 Masitinib in primary progressive (PPMS) and non-active secondary progressive (nSPMS) multiple sclerosis: Results from phase 3 study AB07002.
1. What are unmet needs in the treatment of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) and non-active secondary progressive MS? (0:06)
2. Could you tell us a little about masitinb and its mechanism of action? (2:07)
See also the 2nd part of this interview here.
Disclosures: Dr Vermersch reports receiving honoraria and consulting fees from Biogen, Celgene, Novartis, Sanofi-Genzyme, Merck, Roche and Teva; he also receives research support from Novartis, Roche and Sanofi-Genzyme.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media.
Filmed as a highlight of the Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting, MSVirtual2020.
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