Novartis Swaps Two AveXis Executives For One Following Zolgensma Data Manipulation
The big pharma could not confirm whether AveXis co-founder and CSO Brian Kaspar and his brother, SVP of R&D Allan Kaspar, were fired. Instead, Novartis noted that the withholding of preclinical safety data for Zolgensma was limited to the action of a few employees. NIBR preclinical safety chief takes key role at AveXis
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