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Biogen, Inc.

Drug Names(s): IONIS-BIIB6 Rx

Description: IONIS-BIIB6Rx is being developed with Biogen and is designed to address an undisclosed target for the treatment of patients with neurodegenerative diseases.

Deal Structure: Isis and Biogen Idec
In September 2013, Biogen Idec and Isis announced that the companies have entered into a broad, multi-year collaboration to leverage antisense technology to advance the treatment of neurological diseases.

As part of the six-year research collaboration, Biogen Idec will gain exclusive rights to the use of Isis' antisense technology to develop therapies for neurological diseases. Terms of this collaboration include:

  • Biogen Idec will make an upfront payment of $100 million, a majority of which will be reflected as R&D expense in Biogen Idec's third quarter financial results.
  • Isis is eligible to receive milestone payments, license fees and royalty payments for all treatments developed through this collaboration, with the specific amount dependent upon the modality of the molecule advanced by Biogen Idec. In the case of antisense molecules, the milestone payments could be as much as $220 million, plus additional amounts related to the...See full deal structure in Biomedtracker

    Partners: Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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