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2009-01-28 12:02:00

LUGANO, Switzerland, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Swiss pharmaceutical group Helsinn announced the acquisition, of the US biopharmaceutical company, Sapphire Therapeutics Inc. with headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey, for an undisclosed amount. The establishment of a US-based R&D and commercial operation represents attainment of one of the Helsinn Group's corporate strategic goals. "We are thrilled at this very important opportunity to increase Helsinn's value with a...


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