Farmed-Out Pharma

Kitchens, Susan
February 2008
Forbes Asia;2/11/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p35
The article deals with the benefit of the decision of global drug companies to conduct their research and development (R&D) projects in China for WuXi PharmaTech. Pharmaceutical firms such as Pfizer and Merck have quietly launched early-stage research projects for scientists working in WuXi, China's largest drug R&D company. Already WuXi has made its mark globally. Founded in 2000, the Shanghai contract research firm netted $22 million on sales of $98 million in the nine months ended September 30, 2007.


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