TITLE

UCB gets specialized

AUTHOR(S)
Koroneos, George
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2008, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the restructuring plan of UCB Pharma Inc. dubbed as "SHAPE." The pharmaceutical company plans to dismiss 17% of its workforce or 2,000 employees to reestablish a company that will specialize on drug development. It will allow the company to concentrate on central nervous system and immunology treatment areas and relocate $300 million for its centers of excellence. The repositioning of the company include the purchase of the British biotech Celltech in 2004.
ACCESSION #
34773783

 

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