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Acorda Therapeutics Completes Enrollment of Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Fampridine-SR

11/30/2007

HAWTHORNE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2007--Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACOR) announced today that it has completed enrollment for its Phase 3 clinical trial of Fampridine-SR in multiple sclerosis (MS). The trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Fampridine-SR in improving walking ability in people with MS. 240 patients were enrolled at 39 clinical trial sites in the United States and Canada. The Company expects data from the trial in the second quarter of 2008.

About Acorda Therapeutics

Acorda Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing therapies for spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and related nervous system disorders. The Company's marketed products include Zanaflex CapsulesTM (tizanidine hydrochloride), a short-acting drug for the management of spasticity. Acorda's lead clinical product, Fampridine-SR, is in a Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate its safety and efficacy in improving walking ability in people with MS. The Company's pipeline includes a number of products in development for the treatment, regeneration and repair of the spinal cord and brain.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, regarding management's expectations, beliefs, goals, plans or prospects should be considered forward-looking. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including Acorda Therapeutics' ability to successfully market and sell Zanaflex Capsules, the risk of unfavorable results from future studies of Fampridine-SR, delays in obtaining or failure to obtain FDA approval of Fampridine-SR, competition, failure to protect its intellectual property or to defend against the intellectual property claims of others, the ability to obtain additional financing to support Acorda Therapeutics' operations, and unfavorable results from its preclinical programs. These and other risks are described in greater detail in Acorda Therapeutics' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Acorda Therapeutics may not actually achieve the goals or plans described in its forward-looking statements, and investors should not place undue reliance on these statements. Acorda Therapeutics disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this press release.

CONTACT: Acorda Therapeutics tsaccavino@acorda.com

SOURCE: Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.

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