Finally A FIBCO, Regeneron Sets Its Sights On Eylea And Beyond
The better-than-expected performance of Regeneron’s first significant commercial drug, Eylea, has fueled the company’s ambitions to build a sustainable, risk-adjusted portfolio based on a mix of best-in-class and first-in-class new drugs. Getting to this point took a mixture of perseverance, astute science, opportunism, and savvy partnering.
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