AstraZeneca Rebuilds Its R&D, With Payers In Mind
When Martin Mackay joined AstraZeneca PLC as president, global research & development, from Pfizer Inc. one year ago, one of his objectives was to "put AstraZeneca's R&D back on the map."
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