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Founded in 1978, Biogen is a leading global biotechnology company that has pioneered multiple breakthrough innovations including a broad portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, the first approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and two co-developed treatments to address a defining pathology of Alzheimer’s disease. Biogen is advancing a pipeline of potential novel therapies across neurology, neuropsychiatry, specialized immunology and rare diseases and remains acutely focused on its purpose of serving humanity through science while advancing a healthier, more sustainable and equitable world.
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Stock Symbol: BIIB
Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
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Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that Health Canada has accepted a New Drug Submission (NDS) for lecanemab (brand name in the U.S.: LEQEMBI™), an investigational anti-amyloid beta (Aβ) protofibril* antibody, for the treatment of early Alzheimer’s disease (mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild AD dementia) with confirmed amyloid pathology in the brain.
The companies said in first-quarter earnings calls that they want to restructure R&D, cut costs and shift away from high-risk drug development to focus areas.
While donanemab showed impressive results in Phase III TRAILBLAZER-ALZ 2, concerns regarding its safety remain compared with Biogen’s and Eisai’s Leqembi.
For people with, or at risk for, SOD1-ALS, the FDA's approval of Qalsody is an important step toward advancing gene-specific research for this uniformly fatal disease.
During its Q1 earnings call Tuesday, Biogen announced a handful of program pauses and cuts and touted the potential of anticipated approvals.
FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for QALSODY™ (tofersen) for SOD1-ALS, a Major Scientific Advancement as the First Treatment to Target a Genetic Cause of ALS
Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved QALSODY™ (tofersen) 100 mg/15mL injection for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in adults who have a mutation in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene.
This week, the FDA will release its verdict on Biogen and Ionis’ ALS candidate tofersen and three other investigational medicines for psychiatric disorders, hormonal insufficiency and gut infection.
Between new formulations of traditional drugs nearing the market and completely novel approaches in mid-stage trials, 2023 is poised to be a pivotal year in Parkinson’s disease treatment.
Biogen Exercises Option with Denali to Develop and Commercialize Antibody Transport Vehicle Program Targeting Amyloid
Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Denali Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: DNLI) today announced that Biogen has exercised the option to license Denali’s Antibody Transport Vehicle (ATV):Amyloid beta program (ATV:Aβ).
The FDA's Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee will meet on June 9 to discuss Eisai and Biogen's marketing application for traditional approval of lecanemab.
The Boston Business Journal reported the layoffs would affect the multiple sclerosis team, but Biogen declined to confirm the details.
Biogen Inc. announced the appointment of Adam Keeney, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Development effective 17 April 2023.
Eisai Presented New Analyses of ARIA and QOL on Lecanemab in Clarity AD at the AD/PD™ 2023 Annual Meeting
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced that Eisai presented new analyses on amyloid-related imaging abnormalities with the use of antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications, isolated ARIA-H, and caregiver burden and health-related quality of life, from the results of Eisai’s Phase 3 Clarity AD study of lecanemab, an anti-amyloid-β protofibril* antibody, at the 2023 International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases annual meeting AD/PD™.
BIIB080 successfully reduced tau pathology in patients with early-stage disease across all six brain regions analyzed.
Additional Detailed Analyses From Phase 2 Study 201 of Lecanemab Published as Three Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced that three additional detailed analyses from the Phase IIb clinical study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of lecanemab for mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease and mild AD, were published in the peer-reviewed journals.
New Data Presented at AD/PD™ 2023 Show Biogen’s BIIB080 (MAPT ASO) Substantially Reduced Tau Protein Levels in Patients with Early-stage Alzheimer’s Disease
Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) reported new promising Phase 1b clinical data showing that the investigational antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) therapy, BIIB080, reduced soluble tau protein in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in a dose-dependent and sustained manner in patients with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The FDA’s Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee voted 9-0 that tofersen's effect on neurofilament light chain (NfL) could be a reasonable predictor of clinical benefit.
Biogen Provides Update on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Tofersen for SOD1-ALSSOD1-ALS is a rare genetic form of the disease affecting approximately 330 people in the United States
Biogen Inc. announced the outcome of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on tofersen, an investigational product for the treatment of superoxide dismutase 1 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Biomarkers as a surrogate endpoint in ALS will go on trial on March 22 as Biogen and Ionis’s tofersen faces the FDA’s Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee.
Sangamo Therapeutics lost two powerhouse partners Friday after it reported that both Novartis and Biogen discontinued focusing on gene regulation therapies in the neurology space.