BioFlash: Alnylam soars; Humana snubs Biogen; Merrimack staffer arrested

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February 9, 2017




​Alnylam shares jump on positive earnings, 2017 outlook

The Cambridge biotech, which has around 525 employees, is developing drugs that use a technology called RNA interference to silence disease-creating genes.

 


Humana to limit coverage of pricy Biogen drug

Some analysts have said that coverage disputes could slow the launch of the drug and dent the 2017 earnings of Biogen, the largest life science employer headquartered in Massachusetts.

 


Cambridge company’s experiment hitches a ride on Elon Musk’s next space rocket

The experiment will test the effects of near-zero gravity on the bacteria known as MRSA, a “super bug” that is resistant to antibiotics and can wreak havoc in hospitals.

 


Merrimack Pharmaceuticals employee arrested, charged with insider trading

The charges against Westford, Massachusetts resident Songjiang Wang were confirmed by a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston.

 

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