Navigation Links
Biogen Idec and Isis Pharmaceuticals Announce Collaboration For Antisense Programs To Treat Neurological Disorders
Date:12/10/2012

WESTON, Mass. and CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) today announced that they have entered into a global collaboration agreement under which the companies will discover and develop antisense drugs against three undisclosed targets to treat neurological or neuromuscular disorders.  Biogen Idec and Isis are also developing antisense drugs to treat spinal muscular atrophy and myotonic dystrophy type 1 under previously established collaborations. 

"Our latest collaboration with Isis to discover and develop novel targets for the treatment of neurological disorders is a perfect fit within our early-stage research strategy," said Richard Brudnick, vice president and co-head of business development at Biogen Idec. "This will be our third collaboration with Isis, which is reflective of our respect for them as a partner and as a leader in antisense technology. By combining Isis' knowledge with Biogen Idec's expertise as a leader in neurology, we believe this latest discovery collaboration holds great potential for finding novel approaches to treating neurologic diseases."

Under the terms of the agreement, Isis will receive an upfront payment of $30 million and is responsible for the discovery of a lead antisense drug for each of the three undisclosed targets. Isis is eligible to receive substantial development milestone payments to support research and development of each program prior to the exercise by Biogen Idec of its option to license each program.  Biogen Idec has the option to license a drug from each of the three programs through the completion of Phase 2 trials. Isis could receive up to another $200 million in a license fee and regulatory milestone payments per program. In addition
'/>"/>

SOURCE Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Biogen Idec and Regulus Therapeutics Form Collaboration to Explore microRNA Biomarkers for Disease Monitoring and Response to Therapy
2. Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
3. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference
4. Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals (HRID) Contracts with U.S. Manufacturer to Produce New Female Supplement
5. BioElectronics Survey Indicates a Five-Fold Superior Pain Relief Compared to OTC Pharmaceuticals
6. Icahn Issues Statement Regarding Amylin Pharmaceuticals
7. Almost 50 Percent of the Glaucoma Patient Population Remains Untreated, Signifying a Vast Market for Glaucoma Pharmaceuticals, Finds Frost & Sullivan
8. Omthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 3 EVOLVE Study
9. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Advisory Committee to Review Carfilzomib for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma
10. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call On May 8, 2012
11. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Granted U.S. Patent Protection for Synthetic Vaccine for Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... on skin permeation, continuous glucose monitoring and associated ... has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective ... 20 years of experience in the medical device, ... served as Vice President, Business Development, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals as ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD ) today announced its ... device manufacturer BMC Medical Co., Ltd. The ... below infringe ResMed,s patents, and entered an order prohibiting BMC ... the United States : , iVolve nasal ... nasal pillows mask , iVolve full face mask ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014   Synageva BioPharma Corp. ... developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, today announced ... the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for sebelipase alfa ... company,s request for accelerated assessment, which has the ... The MAA, and the Biologics ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3ResMed Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Chinese Manufacturer BMC Medical 2Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 2Synageva BioPharma Announces Sebelipase Alfa Marketing Authorization Application Validated By The EMA 3
... ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 10, 2011 Prime ... met high standards of pharmacy cost transparency, earning ... certification from the HR Policy Association. This is ... certification. TIPPS certification is given annually ...
... 2011 Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ), ... and management of epilepsy, today announced the resignation of ... Officer, due to personal reasons.  Mr. Reinstein,s resignation is ... current fiscal year.  Until that time, he will assist ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Prime Therapeutics Demonstrates Willingness to Show Actual Pharmacy Costs 2Cyberonics Announces Resignation of James A. Reinstein, Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer 2Cyberonics Announces Resignation of James A. Reinstein, Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer 3
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous ... released its collection of discounted prom dresses, most of ... senior spokesman of the company, the promotion is valid ... is to expand the UK market. , The prom ... colors, lengths, and styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Helen Harris’ RP (Retinitis Pigmentosa) International ... after an 8 year battle with breast cancer. ... in her home in Woodland Hills California after an ... , As the founder and volunteer President ... and championed many of today's greatest breakthroughs in restoring ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... risk of burns from fires and cooking accidents increases ... cautious, an expert says. "Between Thanksgiving and New ... coming in with burns," said Dr. Steven Sandoval, medical ... of Stony Brook University Hospital in New York. ... not careful, could quickly turn tragic," Sandoval said in ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 AngelWeddingDress.com tries its best ... online realm. Today, the business has introduced its new ... prom dress promotion. , The new prom outfits are ... every dress lover. They are specially designed for 2015. ... dresses should visit its website before Jan. 26, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Residents at Abernethy Laurels ... their generous spirit by providing holiday gifts to ... Network- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. , Following a ... largest Christmas tree on the campus of the ... of the Abernethy Village Association (AVA). Each holiday ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 2Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 3Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 4Health News:Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays 2Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2Health News:Retirement Community Residents Make Impact During Holiday Season 2
... 8 Three in ten California households lack enough income ... released today by United Ways of California. The report ... living in California, specific to each county, for housing, food ... child care and taxes. , The complete report, ...
... 8 What careers are in demand? Job prospects for ... grow much faster than average through the year 2014. In ... fastest growing occupations during this time period! Population growth and ... In addition, as dentists, workloads increase, they are expected to ...
... , PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 8 ... disruption and carcinogens. , It sounds crazy, but well-intentioned shoppers do it ... than ever about things like the food we eat, the paint we use ... are still at substantial risk from the cosmetic beauty products we use on ...
... Registration is open for the 2010 AIUM Annual Convention ... the United States dedicated to all disciplines of medical ... Diego, California. The 2010 Annual Convention focuses on emerging ... scientists, and manufacturers as ultrasound continues to advance and ...
... has identified a potential personalized treatment target for the most ... issue of Cancer Cell , the research team describes ... with any type of cancer was overexpressed in papillary ... They also found evidence suggesting possible mechanisms by which MAGP2 ...
... oxygen treatment , TUESDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) ... for cluster headaches, British researchers have found. , People ... per day in bouts that last for weeks or ... sumatriptan, but frequent use of the drug isn,t recommended ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Report Finds That Three in Ten California Households Cannot Afford Basic Needs 2Health News:2010 Will Be a Great Year for a Change! Start a New Career Now! 2Health News:Shoppers Cautioned Against Poisoning With Holiday Gifts 2Health News:Shoppers Cautioned Against Poisoning With Holiday Gifts 3Health News:Shoppers Cautioned Against Poisoning With Holiday Gifts 4Health News:AIUM gears up for 2010 Annual Convention in San Diego, California 2Health News:Possible ovarian cancer treatment target identified 2Health News:Oxygen Therapy May Relieve Cluster Headache Pain 2
... Independent controls for Digital Thermostat and Digital ... steel. , Interiorwhite anodized aluminum with ... Oversized refrigeration (134A). , Temperature range ... self-closing doors. , Foamed-in-place polyurethane high ...
... CryoStorage System from Taylor Wharton offers ... from -100C to -196C combined with ... easy accessibility to stroed product, and ... the larger systems, the unique Temperature ...
... ergonomic chairs with concave seats and ... Select options like seats, backrests, armrests, ... chairs are recommended for the following ... static control, health care and office. ...
... Basic ergonomic chairs with concave seats ... • Select options like seats, backrests, ... BTP/1Q-PAL chairs are recommended for the ... room, static control, health care and ...
Medicine Products: