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AstraZeneca Unburdens Itself Of Brodalumab

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Executive Summary

AstraZeneca plc has managed to offload the dermatology candidate brodalumab to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc following Amgen's decision to pull out of a co-development deal earlier this year. Amgen made the move owing to potential side effect issues, with suicidal thoughts being linked to brodalumab administration during clinical development, despite evidence of efficacy.


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