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AstraZeneca's MedImmune unit acquires AlphaCore Pharma

AstraZeneca announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development unit, has acquired AlphaCore Pharma, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based biotechnology company focused on the development of ACP-501, a recombinant human lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase enzyme. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.