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Amgen, Novartis Trade Rights For Migraine, Alzheimer's Drugs

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Amgen traded certain ex-US rights to its Phase III calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitor for migraine headaches to acquire shared global rights to Novartis's early-stage candidate for Alzheimer's disease, raising an important question: Who is getting the better deal?

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