Eisai delays Eritoran application; Shire touts rival to Genzyme's Gaucher's drug;

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> Eisai announced today that it's delaying its application for the sepsis drug Eritoran. Eisai release

> Alnylam CEO John Maraganore discusses his company's clinical programs, partnering potential and cash position in an interview with Reuters. Story

> Shire is reporting data the company says proves it's safe for patients to switch to the company's newly-approved drug to treat Gaucher's disease, from a better-known rival produced by Genzyme. Report

> GlaxoSmithKline exercised its option to buy 1.56 million common shares of JCR Pharmaceuticals. Report

And Finally... Scientists have found a new and simple way to identify breast cancer patients who are likely to respond well to treatment with a common class of chemotherapy drugs. Report

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