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Stanley Crooke

ChairmanChief Executive OfficerFounderPresident

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.

1896 Rutherford Road
CarlsbadCA92008

Drug development is risky business. In the biotech industry, 999 out of 1,000 drugs targeted for development will fail, according to Dr. Stanley Crooke, CEO of Isis Pharmaceuticals.
The Carlsbad-based company's successes, including its development of antisense technology and its progress in infectious disease diagnosis, represent a boon for the company and the entire industry.
For the rest of us, these advancements could result in easier, longer and healthier lives.

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Drug development is risky business. In the biotech industry, 999 out of 1,000 drugs targeted for development will fail, according to Dr. Stanley Crooke, CEO of Isis Pharmaceuticals.

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