MECHELEN, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - June 22, 2012) - Galapagos NV (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: GLPG)
announced today that it won the European Mediscience Awards for
the year and Chief Executive of the year at last night's ceremony in
The Transaction of the year award recognizes the global collaboration
Abbott for selective JAK1 inhibitor GLPG0634. The Chief Executive of the
award recognizes the leadership and other qualities demonstrated by Onno
"We are pleased to have won two European Mediscience awards, which
acknowledge the efforts of the entire Galapagos team," said Dr Raj
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Galapagos. "Galapagos is
strategy to become a European leader in biotech, and these awards
progress Galapagos is making toward achieving that ambition."
About the European Mediscience Awards
The European Mediscience Awards have been held since 2002 and celebrate the
in the quoted life science, healthcare and biotech industries. The event
grown to be the largest annual gathering of private and publicly quoted
healthcare, biotech and life science companies in Europe, attracting over
attendees. More info at: www.mediscience-event.co.uk
Galapagos (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: GLPG) (PINKSHEETS: GLPYY) is a mid-size
specialized in the discovery and development of small molecule and antibody
therapies with novel modes-of-action. The Company is progressing GLPG0634,
well as one of the largest pipelines in biotech, with four programs in
development and over 30 discovery programs. The Galapagos Group has about
employees and operates facilities in six countries, with global
Mechelen, Belgium. More info at: www.glpg.com
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