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MTPC, Novartis Pharma Focused on Promoting Proper Use of MS Treatment Imusera/Gilenya

December 21, 2011
Product managers for Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) and Novartis Pharma told Jiho, Inc. after a press seminar on December 19 that their companies will focus on providing information on the proper use of the first-in-class multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment…

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