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#Biogen

# biogen - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

US drug company Perrigo fails in High Court bid to overturn €1.64 billion Irish tax demand
# A Taxing Matter
# A Taxing Matter

US drug company Perrigo fails in High Court bid to overturn €1.64 billion Irish tax demand

Nov 4th 2020, 11:22 AM 19,835 Views 7 Comments

Revenue issued the revised tax demand after an audit of the company in 2016.

# biogen - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'We are failing these children spectacularly': Row over drug with 'exorbitant' cost rumbles on
# Spinraza
# Spinraza

'We are failing these children spectacularly': Row over drug with 'exorbitant' cost rumbles on

Mar 10th 2019, 8:00 AM 9,231 Views 13 Comments

Negotiations, and clashes, over the price of Spinraza are ongoing behind the scenes.

# biogen - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'Look in my child's eyes and tell him his life is not worth saving': Parents call for access to medication
# Spinraza
# Spinraza

'Look in my child's eyes and tell him his life is not worth saving': Parents call for access to medication

Feb 28th 2019, 12:52 PM 10,381 Views 28 Comments

About 26 children with SMA, a rare muscle-wasting condition, could benefit from Spinraza.

# biogen - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'If she gets another chest infection she probably won't make it, that’s the reality'
# SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY
# SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY

'If she gets another chest infection she probably won't make it, that’s the reality'

Jan 7th 2017, 7:25 AM 31,738 Views 16 Comments

Nellie and Lara are the only two children in Ireland with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 – an extremely rare genetic condition.

# biogen - Friday 25 July, 2014

Tom Curran: Miracle drug being withdrawn is like "kicking the crutches from underneath MS sufferers"
# Fampyra
# Fampyra

Tom Curran: Miracle drug being withdrawn is like "kicking the crutches from underneath MS sufferers"

Jul 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 13,078 Views 35 Comments

The drug fampridine which has a brand name Frampyra has been proven to increase the mobility of sufferers.