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Research Foundation Set Up at Kyoto University after Opdivo Settlement

December 14, 2021
A research foundation was established at Kyoto University, funded by a 23-billion-yen donation from Ono Pharmaceutical in accordance with the terms of the company’s settlement with Nobel laureate Tasuku Honjo over royalty payments pertaining to Opdivo (nivolumab). The launch of…

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