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Banyu To Sell Facility To Taiho, Move All Research To U.S.

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Japan's Banyu Pharmaceutical plans to sell its research facility to Taiho Pharmaceutical, with the deal to be completed by the end of August. Banyu, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Merck, is moving its research work to the United States and assigning its employees at the Japanese facility to other divisions. The Banyu change is part of a global restructuring by Merck. For Taiho, the facility is to serve as its base for developing the cancer drugs in which it specializes. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required

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