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AZ Is Top Deal-Maker: Neurodegenerative Disease Deals, 2010 – Q1 2013

Executive Summary

Between 2010 and the first quarter of 2013, biopharma engaged in 70 deals involving neurodegenerative disease assets covering a wide variety of targets – possibly a consequence of uncertainty about the underlying pathophysiology. AstraZeneca was the top deal maker in the field even as it moved away from CNS as a core therapeutic area.

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