Aquinox, Astellas Mull Options As Rosiptor Fails
Astellas’ late-stage bet on Aquinox’s urology drug now looks highly unlikely to pay off following the molecule’s “definitive” failure in a Phase III trial, which is also forcing the originator to consider its business and R&D options.
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