Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K. and Taiwan University Team Up to Fight Hepatitis B  
6/5/2013 9:06:40 AM

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by Richard Daverman, PhD

June 4, 2013 -- Janssen Pharma and the National Taiwan University Hospital will co-develop new drugs for hepatitis B. Janssen, the drug development subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, will supply drug candidates to Pei-jer Chen, MD, a noted hepatitis B researcher at NTU College of Medicine. Dr. Chen will test how patients and the disease react to the compounds. The company expects to spend $7 million on the project in its first three years. More details....

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