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Lundbeck eyes major breakthrough for brain diseases

At pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck, EVP Keld Flintholm Jørgensen thinks quantam leaps are happening when it comes to brain diseases.

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Following a tumultuous time period involving a near-empty pipeline, multiple drug failures and a plummeting share price, the management of Lundbeck sees light at the end of the tunnel in its core area for central nervous system (CNS) diseases, which may have the potential to create a new era for the Danish pharmaceutical company.

"This is a unique time for us within CNS. Investments are being made like never before, and last year alone USD 11.5bn was invested. That's almost twice as much as the year before," says Lundbeck Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer Keld Flintholm Jørgensen.

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