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Aw, A Success

A Forbes article entitled, “Genomics: No Longer A Failure,” says that Human Genome Sciences and Vertex Pharmaceuticals are finally living up to the hype promised during Human Genome Project. Human Genome saw positive results in a second study of its lupus drug, Benlysta, and Vertex presented mid-stage results of its hepatitis C drug, telaprevir, that indicated it could work as well if taken twice a day as three times a day, which is how it is currently being tested.

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