Signs Of R&D Progress For GSK, Though China Overhang Remains
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
With four new drug approvals notched under its belt in four months, GlaxoSmithKline had several potential growth drivers to highlight during its third quarter earnings call, helping to deflect attention away from the bribery scandal in China.
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