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March 12, 2013
Sirtis Gets Shut Down in Cambridge
Just heard rumors of this earlier this morning, and the rumors are true: GSK is shutting down the Sirtris operation in Cambridge. FierceBiotech has the goods:
GlaxoSmithKline has decided to shutter Sirtris's office in Cambridge, MA, opting to fully integrate their research work now underway into the giant pharma company's R&D operations. A spokesperson for GSK tells FierceBiotech that about 60 staffers currently work at the site in Cambridge, and an yet undetermined number will be given a chance to relocate to the Philadelphia area.
More details as I hear them. I didn't expect this to be Sirtris day around here, but you never know, do you?
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