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Tramiprosate (Alzhemed) preclinical results published in Neurobiology of Aging

on and the trial is scheduled to be completed by January 2007. All patients who complete the North American Phase III clinical trial will be offered the opportunity to receive tramiprosate (Alzhemed) in an open-label extension study.

Neurochem is also actively advancing an 18-month Phase III clinical trial for tramiprosate (Alzhemed) in Europe, which was initiated in September 2005. The ongoing European Phase III clinical trial, an international, multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled and parallel-designed study, is progressing on schedule and will investigate the safety, efficacy and disease-modifying potential of tramiprosate (Alzhemed). Some 930 mild-to-moderate AD patients are expected to take part and enrollment is expected to be completed in the fall of 2006.

About Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive form of dementia associated with specific brain pathologies. It impairs a person's cognitive and motor functions, their activities of daily living, alters the behaviour and gradually destroys the brain.

AD is the most common cause of dementia in our aging population. Almost 5 million individuals in the United States alone currently suffer from the condition. The U.S. Alzheimer's Association estimates that by 2025, over 22 million people worldwide will be afflicted.

According to a report commissioned by the U.S. Alzheimer's Association, AD costs American businesses approximately US$61 billion a year. That price tag includes US$24.6 billion for direct health care of Alzheimer's patients and US$36.5 billion to cover costs related to caregivers of AD patients, including lost productivity, absenteeism and worker replacement.


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Contact: Lise Hébert, PhD
lhebert@neurochem.com
450-680-4570
Neurochem, Inc.
30-May-2006


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