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GSK and the University of Manchester in research alliance

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GlaxoSmithKlineand the University of Manchester (UK) have signed an agreement to focus on research methodologies such as systems biology and biomedical imaging, and treatment areas such as respiratory diseases and inflammation processes. The deal will involve scientists and physicians working together to identify new research avenues, collaborate in efforts to better understand a variety of disease areas and support drug discovery within the UK, the university said. GSK has previously collaborated with many figures from the university, including Professor Doug Kell of the School of Chemistry, Professor Ashley Woodcock of the School of Translational Medicine and Professor David Ray of the School of Clinical and Laboratory Sciences. Any royalty or milestone payments associated with products developed in the alliance will be decided on a case-by-case basis, the university told Scrip.

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