Asia Deal Watch: Takeda Keeps Up Hectic Deals Pace Via Three New Alliances
Takeda pursues RNA-targeting R&D with Evotec and Anima, looks into liver disease with Genevant. Plus deals involving Kyowa Kirin/Twist, Bright Peak/Ajinimoto & Torii/Verrica.
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