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Week in Review: Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) in the Hunt for China M&A  
4/8/2013 10:43:56 AM

by Richard Daverman, PhD

April 6, 2013 -- Sanofi is actively seeking China M&A opportunities in the consumer healthcare and veterinary products sectors, according to the company’s CEO; Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine in-licensed China rights to a novel antibody from X-Body Biosciences of the US; Sanofi Pasteur will fund research at China’s Xiamen University aimed at developing a universal flu vaccine; Baxter’s China division announced a program with China officials to bring home-based kidney dialysis to China’s rural areas; China NT Pharma Group signed a MOU with Sinopharm to form a JV that will market and sell vaccines; Hangzhou Nurotron Biotech has developed a cochlear implant at half the current price; and a new strain of bird flu, H7N9, in China has mobilized the CDC. More details…..

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