2012

Biogen Idec, Isis collaborate on antisense programs for neurological disorders

Monday, December 10, 2012

Weston, Mass.-based Biogen Idec and Isis Pharmaceuticals of Carlsbad, Calif., have entered into a global collaboration agreement to discover and develop antisense drugs against three undisclosed targets to treat neurological or neuromuscular disorders. Biogen Idec and Isis are already collaborating on antisense drugs to treat spinal muscular atrophy and myotonic dystrophy type 1 under previously established collaborations.

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Drug discovery services market to reach $16.6B in 2015

Monday, December 10, 2012

A new report by visiongain, an independent media company based in London, predicts that the world market for drug discovery outsourcing will reach $16.6 billion in 2015. That revenue forecast and others appear in “DrugDiscovery Outsourcing: World Market 2013-2023,” published in November 2012.

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