Shares of Aquestive Therapeutics were up more than 18 percent following approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Exservan, a treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

For Halloween, BioSpace collected six tales of thrills and chills from the pharma and biotech industries that will surely have you covering your eyes in terror.

A study of more than a thousand former professional soccer players has uncovered significantly more deaths from brain disease than among non-players.

After multiple failures to develop therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease, Biogen’s Michael D. Ehlers resigned from his role as head of research and development.

Days after halting Biogen’s BACE inhibitor program for Alzheimer’s disease, the Cambridge-based company stopped a clinical trial in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis due to safety reasons.

Researchers with the Salk Institute developed a new type of gene editing called SATI that may provide the option of editing numerous gene mutation diseases such as Huntington’s disease and the rare premature aging syndrome, progeria.

Researchers at Arizona State University are experimenting with a compound that might prevent Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, and potentially Down syndrome.

Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick recently published research about a nanotechnology platform that helps identify what happens to specific stem cells.

Rockville, Maryland-based RegenxBio entered a license deal with Pfizer for a gene therapy for Friedreich’s ataxia, the most common hereditary ataxia.

The U.S. FDA approved InvaGen Pharmaceuticals’ generic version of Pfizer’s Lyrica (pregabalin) for eight different dosages.