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Biogen ''committed'' to ALS despite dexpramipexole Phase III failure

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Executive Summary

Biogen Idec has disclosed no other amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) drugs in its clinical pipeline, but when the company said that it would discontinue development of dexpramipexole after the ALS therapy missed the primary endpoint in a Phase III clinical trial, executive vice-president of research and development Douglas Williams said Biogen would continue its work with outside scientists "to understand the causes of ALS and find potential treatments".

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