AstraZeneca weighing bid for Mereo BioPharma: report

AstraZeneca is considering a bid for London-based, U.S.-listed biotech Mereo BioPharma , The Times reported without attribution. AstraZeneca already is a partner of Mereo, and the report said it may face competition from another of the cancer and rare disease specialist’s partners, which include Novartis , OncXerna and Ultragenyx .

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