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NicOx to Receive €3M in Funding through One-Year Extension of Opthamology Deal with Pfizer

Renewed agreement gives Pfizer the option to obtain exclusive, worldwide rights for resulting compounds until May 2009.

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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