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ALTANA Research Institute 

610 Lincoln Street

Waltham  Massachusetts  02451  U.S.A.
Phone: 781-290-2500 Fax: 781-890-4132


ALTANA Research Institute (ARI) ( is the research division of ALTANA Pharma US, Inc. and combines the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the resources of an international leader. Employing a state-of-the-art automated genomics and proteomics research capabilities, the ARI team discovered novel targets that are now being used to develop new mechanism driven therapeutic approaches for the treatment of inflammatory/respiratory diseases, gastrointestinal disorders and cancer. By adding medicinal chemistry and a strong focus in pharmacological sciences, the institute is now transforming into a research entity with a sharp indication focus in respiratory. As a research-driven, international pharmaceutical company with more than 30 subsidiaries world-wide, ALTANA Pharma AG (, headquartered in Constance/Germany, invests about 20% of its earnings from sales into R&D (2005 research expenditure $560M) and has been experiencing remarkable growth (about $2.8 billion of sales in 2005 - up 12% from 2004).

Last Updated: 04-06-2006

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Ownership: Subsidiary

Web Site: ALTANA Research Institute
Symbol: AAA


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