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Sanford-Burnham, Takeda Form Obesity Partnership

By Catherine Shaffer

Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Just in time for the New Year's weight loss resolution season, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., of Osaka, Japan, have teamed up to tackle the growing, worldwide problem of obesity. Under terms of a new partnership agreement, which also includes Orlando-based Florida Hospital, the parties will pursue a bottom-up strategy of identifying metabolic pathways and signatures to develop new, more personalized treatments for obesity and its associated conditions.

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