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Biogen Acquires Ionis’ Spinal Muscular Atrophy Candidate As Spinraza Loses Its Shine

Pays $60m Upfront

Executive Summary

The firm has stumped up $60m for Ionis’s preclinical antisense asset in spinal muscular atrophy, a potential successor to the slowing Spinraza, which also faces patent expiry in a few years.

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