Tag Archives: Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan

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Novartis to inject $100 mn into malaria drug research

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on Tuesday announced $100 million of funding over the next five years for research into new treatments for malaria, a mosquito-borne disease with a devastating impact that killed 445,000 people in 2016.

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Novartis to buy US gene therapy group AveXis

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis announced Monday it will buy US gene therapy company AveXis for $8.7 billion (7.1 billion euros).