Bioscience

Abraxis Biosciences dedicates its new lab in Phoenix

November 5, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic, Ken Alltucker] – A Los Angeles-based biotechnology company on Wednesday unveiled a new $70 million Phoenix manufacturing site that will create up to 200 technology jobs.

Abraxis Biosciences built the new lab, located at the site formerly owned by Watson Pharmaceuticals on 51st Avenue, to serve as the firm’s manufacturing site for its pipeline of pharmaceuticals.

Founder and Chairman Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong said his company sought out the Watson location for its available workforce and the region’s growing emphasis on growing its biosciences sector

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