Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) announced today that a number of abstracts will be presented during the 17th Annual International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Sydney, Australia, June 16-20, 2013, also known as the Movement Disorders Society (MDS). These presentations affirm Teva's ongoing commitment to Parkinson's disease (PD) research and underscore the potential of AZILECT® as a treatment modality for PD.
“We are committed to driving advances in research to help address the treatment needs of those impacted by neurological conditions.”
"The AZILECT® abstract topics presented at MDS demonstrate our efforts to further clarify the clinical utility of rasagiline to prescribers and PD patients across various stages of the disease," said Michael Hayden, MD, President of Global R&D and Chief Scientific Officer at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. "We are committed to driving advances in research to help address the treatment needs of those impacted by neurological conditions."
Some of the presentations include:
 Efficacy and Tolerability of Rasagiline in Daily Clinical Use - A Post Marketing Observational Study in Patients with Parkinson's Disease Focusing on Nonmotor Symptoms and QoL Data (Poster Session Topic: PD: Quality of Life/Caregiver Burden, Monday, June 17, 2013) Heinz Reichmann, Prof, Dr., Rainer Apfel, PhD, Sabrina Schroeder, PhD
 Efficacy of Rasagiline 1mg/day on Key Motor Symptoms of Early Parkinson Disease: Post-hoc Analysis from the Attenuation of Disease Progression with Azilect® GIven Once-Daily (ADAGIO) Study (Poster Session Topic: PD: Clinical Trials, Tuesday, June 18, 2013) Eduardo Tolosa, MD, on behalf of the ADAGIO investigators (Selected for a guided poster tour: Thursday, June 20, 2013)
 A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blind Study to Assess the Safety and Clinical Benefit of Rasagiline as an Add-On to Dopamine Agonist Monotherapy in Early Parkinson's Disease (PD): The ANDANTE Study (Poster Session Topic: PD: Clinical Trials, Tuesday, June 18, 2013) Robert A Hauser, MD, Dee Silver, MD, Azhar Choudhry, MD, Stuart Isaacson, MD (Selected for a guided poster tour: Thursday, June 20, 2013)
 A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Effect of Rasagiline on Mild Cognitive Impairment in Patients with Parkinson's Disease: The MODERATO Study (Poster Session Topic: PD: Clinical Trials, Tuesday, June 18, 2013) D. Weintraub MD, R.A. Hauser MD, MBA, A. Choudhry MD, MBA
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