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Neurogen Corp.

Division of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Contact Info
  • Neurogen Corp.
    Phone: (203) 488-8201
    35 NE Industrial Rd.
    Branford, CT 06405