Biogen Bets Big To Bag Sage Depression And Tremor Drugs
Paying $1.53bn Upfront For Zuranolone And SAGE-324
Rather than hitting the acquisition trail, Biogen has taken the licensing route to expand its psychiatric and neurological disorders pipeline.
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CEO Barry Greene and team spoke with Scrip about Sage and Biogen’s focus on short-term, episodic dosing, and said doctors and payers – pending zuranolone’s approval – are responding to the sales pitch.
Sage/Biogen Delay Zuranolone Filing, Commercial Path Remains Unclear
The companies will seek approval for zuranolone in MDD second-half 2022 and in PPD in first-half 2023, but that also means launch will probably happen second-half 2023.
Biogen Seeking A Path Forward After Phase III Tofersen Study Fails In ALS
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