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Genzyme Jumps Into Rapidly Growing Business Of Genetic Medicines

Genzyme is spending $700 million dollars to buy a chunk of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals of Cambridge — a much smaller company that been moving rapidly toward commercializing treatments for rare genetic diseases.

01/13/2014

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Sanofi-Aventis Sees A Bright Future In Boston-Cambridge

Sanofi CEO Chris Viehbacher says research departments have been consolidated here to be near universities.

04/30/2012

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Business Headlines: Harvard’s Innovation Lab; More Foreign Students

Harvard University is stepping up its efforts to innovate.

11/15/2011

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How Genzyme Became Vulnerable To Sale

Analysts say Genzyme’s decision to manufacture a third drug at it’s Allston facility eventually led to its sale.

02/28/2011

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It’s A Done Deal For Genzyme

After nine months of denials, rejection, bickering and finally, discussion, French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis of Paris has signed a deal to buy Genzyme of Cambridge for $20.1 billion plus other milestone payments in the future.

02/16/2011

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Genzyme Sold To Sanofi-Aventis In $20 Billion Deal

Cambridge-based biotechnology company Genzyme is being bought by French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis for $20.1 billion, ending months of corporate haggling.

02/16/2011

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Before The Bell – Genzyme Sold

WBZ News Radio’s Bob Gough, in for Financial Editor Dave Caruso takes a look at the sale of Cambridge-based Genzyme.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/16/2011

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Genzyme Rejects Latest Sanofi Offer

Sanofi-Aventis extended its unsolicited $18.5 billion takeover offer for Cambridge biotech company Genzyme Corp. Monday.

12/13/2010

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Patrick Admin. Denies Asking Raytheon To Delay Layoff Announcement

Raytheon announced a series of layoffs Tuesday just days after Gov. Deval Patrick denied asking it to delay terminations until after the election.

11/10/2010

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Job Cuts Begin At Genzyme

Biotechnology company Genzyme is cutting 392 positions as it starts the first phase of a plan to eliminate 1,000 by the end of next year.

11/06/2010

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