Biogen Idec

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Dynamic work environment with constant challenges and very good benefits

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Cambridge, MA (US)

ProsVery good product pipeline with good vision of where the company is headed. Benefits are excellent. Company does a good job of soliciting and acting on employee feed back.

ConsStrategy for augmenting pipeline seems to be moving in the direction of acquisition and collaboration instead of internally developed. Not a bad strategy but keeps employees in the dark about future pipeline and what role current employees will play in the development cycle

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Biogen Idec was a joy to work for

    Research Associate (Current Employee) La Jolla, CA (US)

    I have been working at Biogen Idec full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The people! Who would have thought you would meet so many great people working in an… Cons: There aren't many cons. I suppose the layoffs are a con but… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    long time lab head, saw many changes over the years

    Principal Investigator (Former Employee) Cambridge, MA (US)

    I worked at Biogen Idec full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Core sciences (immunology, protein biochemistry) were, at one time, world class. The Neuro group, while weak in Discovery research, can execute on clinical… Cons: Vicious, relentless political infighting. Every department, every level, every day, played out… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on neurology, dump immunology (its hopeless), remove middle management across the company,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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