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Lundbeck hunts for new success drugs in niche diseases

Following a large reorganization of Lundbeck's R&D department, Lundbeck is ready to lift the veil on its future focus areas.

Lundbeck EVP and Head of R&D Johan Luthmann | Photo: PR / Lundbeck

The industry has seen it coming for some time, but in its most recent fiscal report, Lundbeck establishes: The Danish pharmaceutical company will be targeting niches in neurology and psychiatry going forward.

The firm is ready to shelve its large, broad indications – to a certain extent. As indicated in the annual report, the firm plans to focus on niches in neurology and psychiatry, or on rare neurological diseases, Lundbeck's Executive Vice President and Head of Research & Development Johan Luthman tells MedWatch after a year of reorganizations in his department.

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