Searle providing approximately $5 mil. to help fund a collaborative research center at Oxford University. Oxford is putting up about $1.4 mil. The center, which will house 60 Searle and Oxford scientists, will focus on the development of therapeutic agents using oligosaccharide technology. "This pioneering research in glycobiology could lead to compounds important" in the treatment of AIDS, osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, Searle Chairman Gilgore remarked.
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