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Sanofi acquires immune and inflammatory disease specialist Kymab

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DoseCare announces its acquisition of Biodose, the UK’s only monitored dosage system (MDS) that accommodates liquid and solid medication. Biodose, a medication management solution,...

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Sanofi plans to collaborate with Denali Therapeutics Inc. on the development of multiple molecules with the potential to be neurological and systemic inflammatory disease...

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