Active Biotech

April 26, 2011 01:11 ET

Active Biotech's partner Teva comments on DEFINE study results in Multiple Sclerosis

LUND, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) -

Read Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's (NASDAQ: TEVA) complete press releasehere.

For further information on Active Biotech's and Teva's oral MS drug laquinimod, please visit or .

Lund, April 26, 2011

Active Biotech AB (publ)

Tomas Leanderson
President & CEO

Active Biotech AB (STKM: ACTI) is a biotechnology company with focus on autoimmune/inflammatory diseases and cancer. Projects in pivotal phase are laquinimod, an orally administered small molecule with unique immunomodulatory properties for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, TASQ for prostate cancer and ANYARA for use in cancer targeted therapy, primarily of renal cell cancer. In addition, laquinimod is in Phase II development for Crohn's and Lupus. Further projects in clinical development comprise the two orally administered compounds, 57- 57 for SLE and Systemic Sclerosis as well as RhuDex™ for RA. Please visit for more information.

Active Biotech AB (Corp. Reg. No. 556223-9227)
Box 724, SE-220 07 Lund
Tel: +46 46 19 20 00
Fax: +46 46 19 11 00

Active Biotech is obligated to publish the information contained in this press release in accordance with the Swedish Securities Market Act. This information was provided to the media for publication on April 26, 2011, at 07:00 a.m.

Active Biotech's partner Teva comments on DEFINE :

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