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Cardion AG

Latest From Cardion AG

Trigen makes two appointments

Trigen (Germany), a drug development company developing biologics for use in antithrombotic therapy, has appointed Dr Ayad Abdul-Ahad chief executive officer and Dr Norbert Bender chief medical officer. Dr Abdul-Ahad joins from Biogen Idec, where he served as vice-president and head of international medical affairs; he has also worked at Berlex Laboratories, AstraZeneca, SmithKline Beecham and Serono. Dr Bender has more than 10 years' experience as a medical doctor and has more than 15 years' experience in pharmaceutical companies, having previously worked at Hoescht, BASF Pharma Knoll, Cardion and The Vaccines Company.

Germany Companies

Roche's Partners: Replacing, or Fuelling In-House R&D?

Partnering is a must for every drug firm these days. But Roche's reputation as a committed, yet hands-off development partner--forged in its relationship with Genentech--still sets it apart. Critics accuse the Swiss group of using partners to fill the gap in its own R&D; indeed, much of Roche's recent growth has come from others' drugs. Roche executives argue that you can't spot winners outside without a strong internal engine; that engine remains unproven. But point isn't whether Roche's own R&D is strong or weak. The point is, does it matter?
BioPharmaceutical Europe

Recent Dealmaking (9/2003)

Summarizing the month in European dealmaking.

Recent Dealmaking (10/2002)

Summarizing the month in European dealmaking.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Cardiogene AG
  • Intracardia Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • Germany
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Cardion AG
  • Senior Management
  • Niels Ackermann, CFO
    Dr. Manfred Ruediger, CSO
    Dr. Juergen Parrisius, VP, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Cardion AG
    Phone: (49) 211 205650
    Max-Planck-Strasse 15a
    Erkrath, D-40699