Biogen Idec to Report Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results on October 26, 2010

WESTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) today announced it will report third quarter 2010 financial results on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, before the financial markets open.

Following the release of the financials, the Company will host a live webcast where Biogen Idec management will discuss the financial results, at 8:30 am ET. To access the live webcast please go to Biogen Idec’s website at investor.biogenidec.com. Following the live webcast, an archived version of the call will be available at the same URL.

About Biogen Idec

Biogen Idec creates new standards of care in therapeutic areas with high unmet medical needs. Founded in 1978, Biogen Idec is a global leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative therapies. Patients worldwide benefit from Biogen Idec's significant products that address diseases such as lymphoma, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis. For product labeling, press releases and additional information about the company, please visit www.biogenidec.com.



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