Genaissance Gambles 20 Percent of its Shares to Revive Merck Antidepressant | GenomeWeb

If everything turns out one particular way, Merck may eventually own a majority stake in Genaissance Pharmaceuticals.

In a deal announced last week, Genaissance will use its haplotyping technology in an attempt to resuscitate an antidepressant once abandoned by the German drug maker, as well as by GlaxoSmithKline.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.

The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.

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