Opko Health expects to be able to fund its operations into early 2010 after an investment group controlled by the company's chairman and CEO agreed to by $20 million worth of the ophthalmic drug and device shop's stock, according to a US Securities and Exchange Commission filing published this week.

Also in the filing, Opko disclosed its financial results for 2008 and provided an update on a legal dispute in which it has been charged with illegally interfering with the business of a rival.

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