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Volume 86 Issue 27 | p. 4 | Letters
Issue Date: July 7, 2008

Isn’t It Ironic?

Department: Letters

There is irony in the book review “Finding Jobs in Biopharma” (C&EN, May 19, page 48). The image is of a researcher at Immunex, a company subsumed (and essentially dismantled) by Amgen several years back. Opportunities, indeed! I hope there’s a “pros and cons” discussion on when small start-ups are bought by big pharma.

Mary Beckman
Richland, Wash.

 
 
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