How Biogen’s Aduhelm Bet Became A Commercial Bust
Biogen caught a lucky break in getting the first FDA approval for a potentially disease-modifying Alzheimer’s therapy, but doubt over clinical benefit and commercial missteps have left Biogen in a precarious position a year later.
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