UCB presents new epilepsy drug data at AES 2017

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UCB is attending this week's American Epilepsy Society (AES) annual meeting, where it is sharing its latest epilepsy drug research insights.

Running from December 1st to 5th in Washington, DC, the conference is featuring a total of 25 abstracts from UCB's pipeline, including new data on therapies such as Vimpat and Briviact.

“UCB is presenting new clinical data on a number of new epilepsy therapies at this year's American Epilepsy Society annual meeting.“

These will include results from a recent placebo-controlled trial assessing Vimpat as an adjunctive therapy in children aged four years and older and adolescents with uncontrolled focal seizures, plus updated data on the safety and tolerability of long-term treatment with adjunctive Briviact for focal seizures.

The company will also present preliminary data on the developmental drug candidates padsevonil and radiprodil, plus additional presentations including a social media survey assessing perceptions of patient information leaflets.

Additionally, UCB aims to use the conference to provide a platform for collaboration, ideation and exploration on how to exceed expectations when delivering care for people with epilepsy.

Jeff Wren, head of UCB's neurology patient value unit, said: "We have a longstanding heritage in epilepsy and take pride in the breadth and depth of our research we share each year at AES. This year is no exception."

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