Biogen Idec
3.9 of 5 213 reviews
www.biogenidec.com Cambridge, MA 5000+ Employees

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Director, Preclinical Safety

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

Prosgreat science, leader in MS development

Constolerate mediocre managers and leaders in some departments

Advice to Senior Managementpractice what you preach

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

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    Good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Biogen Idec


    Pros: High level of science, exposure to outside scientific advances, great… Cons: Frequent lay-offs, Frequent changes of mission, goals, plans, vision. Negative… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    long time lab head, saw many changes over the years

    Principal Investigator (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    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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