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.
Immunosuppressive drugs for inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis can impair the body’s response to the Covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, according to new data.
Biogen will take a $650 million stake in Sage Therapeutics and make an upfront payment of $875 million to jointly develop and sell treatments for depression and other neurological disorders.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Praxis Precision Medicines raised about $110 million in a Series C financing, led by Eventide Asset Management,
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced the acquisition of clinical-stage biotechnology company Cavion Inc. through a merger with a Jazz subsidiary.
Denali announced a collaborative deal with Sanofi to develop potential treatments for neurological and systemic inflammatory diseases that could be worth more than $1 billion.
People with restless legs syndrome may be more likely to think about suicide or to actually make plans to take their own lives, compared to people without the condition, a new study suggests.
Verge Genomics, a drug discovery company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop new therapeutics, secured $32 million in a Series A financing round to accelerate its drug discovery programs.
Biogen acquired an IND-ready asset from Karyopharm Therapeutics for $10 million upfront.
Prescriptions for nerve pain medicines like Neurontin and Lyrica more than tripled in recent years, driven by increased use among chronically ill older adults and patients already taking opioids, a U.S. study suggests.