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AstraZeneca R&D: Balancing Caution & Ambition

Executive Summary

Late-stage setbacks recently forced AstraZeneca to re-think its risk management in the development and regulatory stages, but the process has already started within discovery research. Head of discovery Jan Lundberg told the audience of Windhover's 13th audio-conference in December 2004 how the Big Pharma is adapting to a tougher market environment and attempting to balance caution with ambition.

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