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AstraZeneca Hands LEO Dermatology Potential

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AstraZeneca PLC is handing over two pipeline skin disease medicines, tralokinumab and brodalumab, to LEO Pharma for an upfront payment of $115m while it focuses on other key therapy areas. The UK big pharma has also put an end to its license with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for brodalumab in Europe in favor of its new partner.

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