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Xcel Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International/Xcel Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Pfizer's acquisition of privately-held Angiosyn is basically a milestones-and-royalty-based licensing deal for the biotech's preclinical non-VEGF targeting AMD candidate. Angiosyn was designed for early M&A, much like most medical device firms of the past ten years, and this risk-sharing agreement with Pfizer may imply a new, leaner model for biotech company building.
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Strakan: Refining Search & Development

The low-risk specialty pharmaceuticals model has never been more fashionable, in part thanks to the success of one of Europe's in-licensing pioneers, Shire. Shire's founder Harry Stratford is now having another go with Strakan, but incorporating R&D far earlier in Strakan's evolution than has been the case at Shire, thereby attempting to address the thorny question of long-term sustainability-one that Shire and other more mature in-licensing firms are currently grappling with.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • Senior Management
  • Michael T Borer, Pres. & CEO
    George Stuart, VP, Fin. & CFO
    Wendy L Martin, MD, VP, Clinical & Product Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Xcel Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (858) 202-2700
    6363 Greenwich Dr.
    Ste. 100
    San Diego, CA 92122