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Reviewing 2005: The Top Biopharma Stories

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Among our stop stories from 2005: Safety and the FDA: decision by indecision; ahe Plan B kerfuffle; acquisition as the new exit strategy for private biotechs; TLRs-the hottest drug target; pricing revives vaccines; Pfizer's challenges and Genentech's triumphs. Among the predictions for the big stories of 2006: Medicare's impact, the oncology bubble, biogenerics and genomics' revival--via diagnostics.

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