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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Teva to Present New Data on Its Innovative Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis at the Upcoming 2009 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

April 22, 2009 08:58 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Teva to Present New Data on Its Innovative Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease at the Upcoming 2009 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today announced that several new studies addressing the Company’s innovative central nervous system (CNS) portfolio will be presented at the 61st Annual American Academy of Neurology meeting in Seattle starting April 28, 2009.

Long-term COPAXONE® (glatiramer acetate injection) data include an analysis demonstrating neuroprotection in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients.

New information on the treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD) with AZILECT® (rasagiline tablets) include endpoints from the ADAGIO study; data demonstrating selectivity of MAO-B inhibition at maximum recommended dosing and the affect of treatment on non-motor symptoms in patients with early disease.

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