Projects in the COMBAT-MS study

COMBAT-MS includes several projects using many different sources:

Illustration over projects
Projects for Combat-MS Photo: Anna Fogdell-Hahn
  1. COMBAT-MS core cohort is a prospective study following estimated 3700 MS patients for a minimum of three years, including all Sweden's seven university hospital clinics. We will add on blood samples for measuring anti-drug antibodies (ADA) yearly and scales for patient reported outcomes.
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  2. COMBAT-MS extended is registry-based study following all RRMS starting first or second line treatment from 1st Jan 2011 – 30th Sep 2017, estimated n=6000 including all neurology clinics in Sweden, using a subset of data from the MS part (Swedish MS registry, SMSreg) of the Swedish Neuroregistries.
  3. Epidemiological study using entire cohort, n=15845 out of estimated n=20000 (79%) with linkage of SMSreg data to several compulsory Swedish nationwide health registries which comprises all patients alive regardless of treatment, disease onset or disease status.
  4. Kaiser Permanent Southern California patients registry of all safety data. Approx. n= 4000
Ann Hagerborn