Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Biogen Agrees to Tofersen Access in July for Rapidly Advancing ALS

People with very rapidly progressing familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) caused by mutations in the SOD1 gene may gain early access to Biogen’s experimental therapy tofersen by mid-July, the company announced. This marks the first part of Biogen’s planned access program for tofersen, and will begin after patients initially assigned…

#AANAM – Better REFALS Trial Response Seen in ALS Patient Group

Editor’s note: The ALS News Today team is providing in-depth coverage of the 2021 Virtual AAN Annual Meeting, April 17–22. Go here to read the latest stories from the conference. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients with a short disease duration and fast progression showed better responses to Orion’s investigational oral…