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2014-07-16 16:23:59

RICHMOND, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) today announced that the company will release its second quarter 2014 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The press release will be followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET, which will be open to the public via telephone and webcast. During the conference call, the company will review the quarter's financial results and discuss other new business...

2014-07-07 08:27:16

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 03, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,485.93, up 0.63%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.54%, to finish the day at 17,068.26, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,985.44, up 0.55%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 721.38, up...

2014-06-26 12:29:42

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Multiple Sclerosis -- KOL Insight and Consensus Outlook Moduleshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/multiple_sclerosis_kol_insight_consensus_outlook_modules.html IntroductionThe multiple sclerosis treatment landscape has undergone dramatic changes over the past year. Biogen's Tecfidera has revolutionised multiple sclerosis treatment in the U.S., eroding significant market...

2014-06-25 12:30:05

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Biogen Idec Canada announces today that TECFIDERA(TM) (dimethyl fumarate) is now available for reimbursement in British Columbia (B.C.) through B.C. PharmaCare. TECFIDERA(TM) is a first-line oral treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). TECFIDERA(TM) is indicated as monotherapy for the treatment of RRMS to reduce the frequency of clinical exacerbations and to delay the progression of disability.(1) "TECFIDERA is...

2014-06-18 08:29:50

AMSTERDAM and PETACH TIKVA, Israel, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uniQure N.V. (Nasdaq: QURE), a leader in human gene therapy, and Medison Pharma Ltd., Israel's leading international healthcare marketing group, today announced an exclusive distribution agreement under which Medison will market Glybera(R), uniQure's gene therapy product for the treatment of lipoprotein lipase deficiency (LPLD), in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Medison will also be responsible for...

2014-06-17 08:28:25

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today it has earned a $10 million milestone payment from Biogen Idec associated with the validation of an undisclosed target to treat a neurological disorder. This is the first milestone payment under Isis' and Biogen Idec's 2013 strategic collaboration to advance the treatment of neurological disorders. This collaboration combines Biogen Idec's expertise in neurology with Isis'...

2014-06-12 12:30:07

Current Neurologist-Reported Patient Share for Tecfidera Exceeds that of Genzyme's Aubagio and Novartis's Gilenya Combined, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, within one year of commercial availability, 100 percent of surveyed U.S. neurologists have prescribed Biogen Idec's Tecfidera to at least one of their multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, far surpassing the one-year trial rate for...

2014-06-10 12:30:16

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced a key partnership with Biogen Idec in support of the PFF Patient Registry. The PFF announced its plan to establish a PFF Patient Registry, along with a PFF Care Center Network (CCN), at its biennial PFF Summit held in December 2013. "Our partnership with Biogen Idec will further enhance the PFF Patient Registry, allowing us to investigate fundamentally important questions in...

2014-06-09 08:28:10

Isis Earns $14 Million Milestone Payment from Biogen Idec CARLSBAD, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 study for ISIS-DMPK(Rx). Isis earned a $14 million milestone payment from Biogen Idec associated with this achievement. ISIS-DMPK(Rx) is designed to reduce the production of toxic dystrophia myotonica-protein kinase (DMPK) RNA in cells, including muscle cells, for the treatment of...

2014-05-28 08:33:06

Array to advance kinase inhibitors for inflammatory disease BOULDER, Colo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma (Nasdaq: ARRY) announced today a collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) for the discovery and development of inhibitors targeting a novel kinase for the treatment of autoimmune disorders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121029/LA02195LOGO The collaboration target and lead inhibitors were discovered through Array's proprietary...


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