SOURCE: Active Biotech

September 08, 2009 10:45 ET

Laquinimod presentations at ECTRIMS

LUND, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - September 8, 2009) - Lund, Sweden, September 8, 2009 - Active Biotech AB's (NASDAQ OMX Nordic: ACTI) collaboration partner Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today announce information regarding the upcoming novel data to be presented at ECTRIMS (25th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis) in Düsseldorf, Germany September 9-12, 2009.

To read the complete press release, please see www.tevapharm.com.

About Active Biotech

Active Biotech AB (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: 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, as well as ANYARA for use in cancer targeted therapy, primarily of renal cancer. Further key projects in clinical development comprise the three orally administered compounds TASQ for prostate cancer, 57-57 for SLE and RhuDex™ for RA. Please visit www.activebiotech.com for more information.

Active Biotech AB
PO Box 724, SE-220 07 Lund
Sweden
Tel: +46 (0)46-19 20 00
Fax: +46 (0)46-19 11 00

Active Biotech is required under the Securities Markets Act to make the information in this press release public. The information was submitted for publication at 4:15 p.m. CET on September 8, 2009.


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