Celltrion Allies With 180 Life Sciences On Repurposing Biosimilars
Strikes Deal To Supply Anti-TNF Products For Trials In Novel Indications
Celltrion has struck a deal with 180 Life Sciences to supply anti-TNF products to support the company’s work in pursuing new indications for off-patent biologics.
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