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Biogen Inc (BIIB.OQ)

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Biogen Responds To Coverage Recommendation By The Canadian Drug Expert Committee (Cdec) For Spinraza
Saturday, 23 Dec 2017 

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc ::BIOGEN RESPONDS TO COVERAGE RECOMMENDATION BY THE CANADIAN DRUG EXPERT COMMITTEE (CDEC) FOR SPINRAZA, THE ONLY TREATMENT APPROVED FOR TREATMENT OF 5Q SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY (SMA).BIOGEN - CDEC'S RECOMMENDATION DISAPPOINTS AS CLINICAL CRITERIA, CONDITIONS LIMIT PATIENTS WITH SMA THAT COULD POTENTIALLY BENEFIT FROM SPINRAZA.  Full Article

Biogen, Ionis Collaborate To Identify Novel Therapies To Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc ::BIOGEN AND IONIS ENTER INTO NEW COLLABORATION TO IDENTIFY NOVEL THERAPIES FOR THE TREATMENT OF SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY.BIOGEN WILL HAVE OPTION TO LICENSE THERAPIES ARISING OUT OF THE COLLABORATION.‍IONIS WILL RECEIVE A $25 MILLION UPFRONT PAYMENT AND WILL EARN DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATORY MILESTONE PAYMENTS FROM BIOGEN.BIOGEN WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION.ON COMMERCIALIZATION OF NOVEL THERAPIES TO TREAT SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY​, BIOGEN TO PAY IONIS PERFORMANCE MILESTONES, ROYALTIES ON NET SALES.  Full Article

Sarissa Capital Management's Alexander​ ‍Denner Buys 30,000 Shares Of Biogen's Common Stock
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc ::SARISSA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT'S ALEXANDER​ ‍DENNER REPORTS PURCHASE OF 30,000 SHARES OF BIOGEN INC'S COMMON STOCK BETWEEN NOV 28-29 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Biogen appoints Jeff Capello as executive vice president and chief financial officer
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc ::Appoints Jeff Capello as executive vice president and chief financial officer.Says Capello's appointment as CFO effective as of Dec 11, 2017​.  Full Article

Acorda announces royalty monetization transactions for $53 mln
Friday, 17 Nov 2017 

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Acorda Therapeutics Inc :Acorda announces royalty monetization transactions for $53 million.Acorda Therapeutics - A $40 million royalty monetization with healthcare royalty partners and a $13 million royalty monetization with H. Lundbeck A/S​.Acorda Therapeutics Inc - ‍ In return for payment to Acorda, HCR obtains right to receive royalty revenue on Fampyra payable by Biogen.Acorda - ‍H. Lundbeck, Acorda amended license agreement for selincro to eliminate future royalty, milestone obligations on sale of Selincro outside U.S..Acorda Therapeutics Inc - Transaction does not include potential future milestones to be paid by Biogen​.  Full Article

Biogen presents new data from long-term extension of phase 1B study
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc ::Biogen presents new data from long-term extension of phase 1b study of investigational alzheimer’s disease treatment aducanumab.Biogen Inc - ‍as of October 2017, Biogen and Eisai entered into a global collaboration agreement to jointly develop and commercialize aducanumab​.Biogen Inc - ‍results are consistent with previously reported analyses from phase 1B study​.  Full Article

Biogen Q3 earnings per share $5.79
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc ::Biogen reports quarterly revenues of $3.1 billion.Q3 revenue $3.1 billion versus I/B/E/S view $3.04 billion.Biogen Inc - ‍company restructures collaboration arrangements with eisai and neurimmune to improve long-term value of aducanumab​.Biogen qtrly ‍ non-gaap diluted eps $ 6.31​.Q3 earnings per share $5.79.Biogen - qtrly tecfidera revenue of ‍$ 1,070​ million versus. $1,034 million.Biogen - qtrly plegridy revenue of $‍​124 million versus $128 million last year.Biogen - qtrly avonex revenue of $‍538​ million versus. $580 million.Biogen - qtrly tysabri revenue of $‍​469 million versus $515 million last year.Biogen - qtrly spinraza revenue of $‍271​ million versus. $203 million in q2.Q3 earnings per share view $5.73 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Biogen increases profit potential on investigational Alzheimer’S disease treatment
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc :Biogen increases profit potential on investigational Alzheimer’S disease treatment Aducanumab through amended agreement with Neurimmune Holding AG.Makes a one-time $150 million payment to Neurimmune in exchange for a 15 percent reduction in previously negotiated royalty rates​.‍Biogen licensed worldwide rights to Aducanumab from Neurimmune in 2007​.‍Also has an option to further reduce royalty owed on potential commercial sales of Aducanumab by an additional 5 percent.Option to reduce royalty owed on potential sales of Aducanumab by 5 percent is in exchange for additional one-time $50 million payment to Neurimmune.  Full Article

Biogen and Eisai expand existing collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize investigational Alzheimer's disease treatments including phase 3 aducanumab
Monday, 23 Oct 2017 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc :Biogen and Eisai expand existing collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize investigational Alzheimer's disease treatments including phase 3 aducanumab.Biogen Inc - ‍Eisai has exercised its option to jointly develop and commercialize aducanumab, with Biogen continuing as development lead​.Biogen Inc - Co, Eisai to co-promote co's multiple sclerosis treatments, avonex , tysabri, tecfidera in Japan to accounts that co does not call upon​.Biogen Inc - ‍Neither party is making any upfront payments associated with exercise of aducanumab option​.Biogen Inc - ‍Under terms of agreement co will receive 55 percent of potential profits in United States and 68.5 percent of potential profits in Europe​.Biogen Inc - ‍Eisai's, Biogen's respective milestone payments under original agreement for aducanumab and BAN2401, have been eliminated​.Biogen Inc - ‍ Companies will continue to jointly develop elenbecestat (e2609), a beta amyloid cleaving enzyme (bace) inhibitor, and BAN2401​.Biogen Inc - ‍Financial terms for elenbecestat and ban2401 remain unchanged, other than eliminated BAN2401 milestone payments​.Biogen - Co to continue to lead phase 3 development of aducanumab, remain solely responsible for development costs for aducanumab until April 2018​.Biogen Inc - ‍ Under terms of agreement Eisai will receive 80 percent of potential profits in Japan and Asia excluding China and South Korea​.  Full Article

IONIS PHARMACEUTICALS INITIATES IONIS-MAPT RX STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Friday, 13 Oct 2017 

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc ::IONIS PHARMACEUTICALS INITIATES CLINICAL STUDY OF IONIS-MAPT RX IN PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.IONIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC - ‍IONIS EARNS $10 MILLION MILESTONE PAYMENT FROM BIOGEN​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Biogen Responds To Coverage Recommendation By The Canadian Drug Expert Committee (Cdec) For Spinraza

* BIOGEN RESPONDS TO COVERAGE RECOMMENDATION BY THE CANADIAN DRUG EXPERT COMMITTEE (CDEC) FOR SPINRAZA, THE ONLY TREATMENT APPROVED FOR TREATMENT OF 5Q SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY (SMA)