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Coria Acquisition Expands Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Dermatology Holdings

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Valient Pharmaceuticals International will grow its U.S. dermatology franchise through an acquisition of Coria Laboratories from DFB Pharmaceuticals, the firm announces Sept. 17

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