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Biotech loses pioneer Henri Termeer

Friday, May 12th, Genzyme founder Henri Termeer passed at age 71. Termeer led Genzyme of almost 30 years. He rose to CEO shortly before its acquisition by Sanofi in 2011. Many in the industry credit Termeer with developing a business model that widened possibilities for rare and orphan therapies. In 2011, he seeded the startup […]

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