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King R&D Inc.

Division of Pfizer Inc.
www.kingpharma.com

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Medco Research Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Terry E Willard, VP, Mktg.& Bus. Dev.
    Nils Johannesson, MD, PhD, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • King R&D Inc.
    Phone: (919) 653-7001
    7001 Weston Parkway Suite 300
    Cary, NC 27513
    USA
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