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AstraZeneca Opens Boston R&D Center


Britain’s AstraZeneca has announced the opening of AstraZeneca R&D Boston, the company’s third research facility in North America.


The $100 million research center will employ 130 scientists specializing in infectious diseases and cancer. Additional research will focus on high-throughput screening technologies that enable novel, scientific approaches to pharmaceutical research.


Scientists at the facility will couple genomics with molecular biology in an effort to identify potential drug targets.


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