Topline results from a Phase II study show SAGE-324, Sage Therapeutics’ investigational oral neuroactive steroid GABAA receptor positive allosteric modulator, significantly reduced tremor score in adult patients with essential tremor.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen Inc.’s new intramuscular injection route of administration for Plegridy (peginterferon beta-1a) for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.

RNAi-focused Atalanta Therapeutics launched with $110 million in combined Series A funding and collaboration deals with Genentech and Biogen to address diseases related to the central nervous system, including Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Biogen Inc. agreed to pay $22 million to resolve U.S. allegations that the company illegally used two charities that help cover Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs as a means to pay them kickbacks to use the Cambridge, Mass-based drugmaker’s multiple sclerosis medicines.

Initially traced to about 100 cases of Covid-19 that spread across the United States, the number of infections linked to a Biogen corporate conference held in February 2020 at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel has grown exponentially and researchers estimate the total could be as many as 300,000.