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Specialty Pharma Dominates Epilepsy Market, But Does It Have Resources To Develop Disease-Modifying Agents?

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

Upsher-Smith’s recent acquisition of research boutique Proximagen highlights the dynamics of the market: specialty pharma extending dominance and introducing new agents to the market, while most early R&D activity originates at small firms. But it may be difficult for this combination of players to bring forth the game-changing therapies that are needed, given the technical challenges of the disease space.

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