Cambridge, Mass. – May 8, 2020 – Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer Michel Vounatsos will participate in a fireside chat at the upcoming World Medical Innovation Forum Virtual Gathering: COVID-19.
- Monday, May 11, 2020, 1:45-2:05 p.m. ET – Keeping Priority on the Biggest Diseases, Michel Vounatsos, Chief Executive Officer, Biogen, moderated by Jean-François Formela, MD, Partner, Atlas Venture
This fireside chat will discuss how Biogen is tackling some of society’s most devastating neurological and neurodegenerative disorders and share perspective on the impact the global COVID-19 pandemic is having on the biopharmaceutical industry.
To access the fireside chat, please complete a free registration at worldmedicalinnovation.org in advance of the meeting. Following the event, an archived version will be available on the Investors section of Biogen’s website at investors.biogen.com.
At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies. One of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen was founded in 1978 by Charles Weissmann, Heinz Schaller, Kenneth Murray and Nobel Prize winners Walter Gilbert and Phillip Sharp. Today Biogen has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, has introduced the first approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics and is focused on advancing research programs in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, ophthalmology, immunology, neurocognitive disorders, acute neurology and pain.
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