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Merck Looks Beyond First-In-Class Only As It Seeks To Bolster R&D Productivity

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

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With three large outcomes studies to read out interim or final results, 2012 is likely to be a pivotal year for Merck’s R&D, even as it rebalances its traditionally first-in-class emphasis to a hybrid model that also embraces best in class.

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