Accelerating Science Using Integrated PCR Tools

| February 15, 2017

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Thomas Edison once said, “The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” Since then, we have indeed moved in that direction, especially with the growth of health maintenance organizations.

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Medley Indústria Farmacêutica Ltda is the third largest pharmaceutical company in Brazil. Our good performance is due mainly to the generic medicines market – where we are the leaders since 2002. in 2009, Medley sales were BR$ 458 million.

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