Saving Your Liver

Dolan, Kerry A.
November 2006
Forbes Asia;11/27/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 20, p62
The article discusses the need for pharmaceutical firms to develop drugs that will cure hepatitis C. There are many side effects of interferon, a standard drug used to treat the liver disease hepatitis C. The cure can feel worse than the disease. Human Genome Sciences partnered with Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis to jointly commercialize Albuferon in the U.S. Novartis will sell the drug outside the U.S.


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