Biogen to Acquire Pfizer’s PF-05251749 to Bolster its Neurological Pipeline

Biogen to Acquire Pfizer’s PF-05251749 to Bolster its Neurological Pipeline

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  • Pfizer’s to receive $75M up front, $365M development & commercial milestones and royalties on sales of the product. Biogen plans to develop Pfizer’s PF-05251749 for Sundowning in AD and Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder (ISWRD) in PD
  • The acquisition of PF-05251749 complements Biogen’s existing pipeline therapies in AD & PD. The transaction is expected to be closed in Q1’20
  • PF-05251749 is a CNS-penetrant regulator of circadian rhythm with potential to address behavioral and neurological symptoms in neurological diseases with the expected initiation of P-Ib study in Q4’20

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