December 23, 2013

Two experimental drugs under development by Biogen Idec are effective in reducing bleeding episodes in patients with two forms of hemophilia when administered as a preventive treatment, while also reducing the need for frequent injections, according to late-stage clinical trial data.

December 13, 2013

The Irish High Court has approved Perrigo's pending acquisition of Irish drug maker Elan, the companies said Friday.

December 2, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has designated a drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries as an orphan drug, the company said.

September 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a cancer drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Teva said Tuesday.

July 29, 2013

U.S.-based drug maker Perrigo Co. will buy Ireland's Elan Corp. for $8.6 billion, the companies said.

March 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for multiple sclerosis made by Biogen Idec, the agency said.

February 26, 2013

A privately owned drug maker in New York is offering $6.5 billion for Irish drug maker Elan Corp., but hasn't heard back from it, according to published reports.

February 8, 2013

Elan will sell the rights to its drug for multiple sclerosis to partnering company Biogen Idec for $3.25 billion plus royalties, the Irish drug maker said.

January 7, 2013

Biogen Idec is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for a hemophilia drug that it called the first of its kind.

January 3, 2013

An experimental drug for Lou Gehrig's disease made by Biogen Idec has failed in a late-stage clinical trial, the drug maker said.

February 15, 2012

Drug maker Biogen Idec plans to spend up to more than $560 million to buy a company developing treatments for organ failure.

January 30, 2012

Biogen Idec has appointed a former Lenovo executive to serve as its EVP human resources.

January 5, 2012

Biogen Idec and Isis Pharmaceuticals will work together on a drug invented by Isis for spinal muscular atrophy, the two companies said.