Searching For A Cure

Abrams, Sandra Lea
February 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/21/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the repercussions of the recent acquisition of biotech company Angiosyn Inc. by Pfizer Inc., the world's largest drug company. Although some consolidation is likely among the troubled giants, other deals might herald a focus on other types of drug therapies altogether--biologics that treat acute problems. Curtis Lane, managing director at MTS Health Partners LP said that they way the big pharma companies have solved their problems over the last 10 years is to consolidate. But now the cupboard is bare and they are going to have a harder time finding product to grow their pipeline, so pharmaceutical companies will make deals (with biotechs) they would not have considered one or two years ago.


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