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Contemplating Consortia

Executive Summary

Research directors are revisiting the notion of consortia--considering whether and how Big Pharma companies and possibly some of the larger biotech firms might join forces to develop infrastructure and gather data that would benefit the industry broadly, or at least benefit all who contribute to a group effort.

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