Amadeusz Juskowiak

genzyme pfizer pfe unit in joint venture

Genzyme Corp said it and Howmedica a Rutherford NJbased company owned by Pfizer Inc have agreed to an initial joint research and development program

The company said the venture will focus on using Genzymes proprietary technologies to procued hyaluronic acidbased products for use in orthopedic surgery

Hyaluronic acid is a natural water retaining and lubricating component in the bodys soft tissue and a key part of certain body fluids