Earnings Updates, In Brief: Momenta, Acorda, Sangamo, Lundbeck, Actelion, Alnylam, Seattle Genetics
Year-end earnings reports from the biotech crowd show movement in the biosimilar field, faith in RNAi, high value for rare disease approaches and strategies to defend and grow primary assets.
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