Biohaven Pharmaceutical

Biohaven Pharmaceutical said on May 23 the company’s experimental drug for patients with spinocerebellar ataxia, a genetic disease that affects the nervous system, failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study.

U.S. Capitol dome, Congress, Anerican flag

As the fairness of orphan drug exclusivities is debated in Congress, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted Orphan Drug designations to Editas Medicine and Neurocrine Biosciences.

Eisai and Biogen completed the rolling submission of a Biologics License Application for their proposed Alzheimer’s disease drug to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The Parkinson’s Foundation has announced the expansion of PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease, a first-of-its-kind national initiative offering genetic testing and counseling for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) at no cost.

Cassava Sciences President and CEO Remi Barbier is hitting back at The New York Times, calling out the venerable newspaper for an alleged one-sided article that he claims misrepresented the research of his company by only using sources who were critical of Cassava.

Biogen

Biogen Inc. decided to withdraw the marketing authorization application for the company’s troubled Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab in Europe after failing to convince the regulator of the product’s benefits.

Satellite Bio launched Wednesday with $110 million in previously undisclosed Seed and Series A investments led by aMoon Growth.

AbbVie

AbbVie terminated the company’s collaboration agreement with BioArctic in the development of alpha-synuclein antibodies for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

PTC Therapeutics Inc. announced that the company completed the Scientific Advisory Group and Oral Explanation meetings for its gene therapy treatment for AADC deficiency (PTC-AADC) with the Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT).

U.S. Medicare limits coverage for Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug Published April 7, 2022; 7:40 PM EDT By Deena Beasley April 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. government health plan for people age 65 and over on Thursday issued its final coverage policy for Biogen Inc’s (BIIB.O) Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, moving forward with an unusually strict plan limiting […]