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Medarex, Inc. (MEDX) to Receive Milestone Payment from FibroGen, Inc. for the Initiation of a Phase 2 Study of FG-3019 in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease  
7/13/2009 9:06:27 AM

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medarex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEDX) today announced it will receive a milestone payment of an undisclosed amount from its licensing partner, FibroGen, Inc., in connection with a recently initiated Phase 2 clinical trial of FG-3019 in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced kidney disease as announced by FibroGen on June 15, 2009.