Next Stage for Genomics
ENOMICS may have come close to becoming a household word this year, thanks to the hype that surrounded the contest to produce the first map of the human genome. But the real race - to discover new medicines using this information - has only just begun.
US-based Human Genome Sciences has been at the forefront of this race. Founded in 1992 by former Harvard Medical School professor William Haseltine, today its chairman and chief executive, HGS could bring its first drug to market in the next three to four years.
In Paris last week for the annual healthcare conference run by bank SG Cowen, Haseltine said the key question facing the industry today was how to …
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