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2011-07-12 07:30:00

NEW YORK and WILMINGTON, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL), a leading provider of early-stage drug development products and services, for the creation of a new research award program entitled Use of Aged Rats as a Relevant Preclinical Model for the Development of Therapies for Cognitive Aging and Alzheimer's Disease. The...

2010-07-16 07:59:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JANA Partners LLC today sent Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) a detailed critique of Charles River's revised investor presentation released earlier this week, in which Charles River once again seeks to persuade shareholders of the merits of its proposed acquisition of WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX). In today's letter, JANA Partners Managing Partner Barry Rosenstein makes the following points: Speculative Synergies....

2010-06-24 07:00:00

SHANGHAI, June 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX) today announced that the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has scheduled a hearing for June 29, 2010 in connection with WuXi's proposed cash-and-stock transaction with Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL). Under the law of the Cayman Islands, Grand Court approval is required to complete the transaction. Subject to court's approval, WuXi's shareholder meeting will be held on August 5,...

2009-12-01 18:17:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Future of Contract Research Outsourcing - Market Forecasts to 2015, Geographical Landscape and Competitive Benchmarking http://www.reportlinker.com/p0166815/The-Future-of-Contract-Research-Outsourcing---Market-Forecasts-to-2015-Geographical-Landscape-and-Competitive-Benchmarking.html Summary The author has released its latest research, "The Future of Contract...

2008-10-30 09:00:11

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) today announced that Dr. Deborah Kochevar, Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, was elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Kochevar's extensive scientific and veterinary expertise will be an asset to the board as it identifies new opportunities to further enhance the Company's unique portfolio of essential drug discovery and development products and services. As a member of the board, she...


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