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As Executive Vice President of Sensus, a biotech company founded in Austin and subsequently acquired by Pharmacia (Pfizer), Davis was instrumental in the successful registration of Somavert(R), a growth hormone receptor antagonist, in the US, Europe and Japan.
That market is currently dominated by once-a-month Sandostatin LAR(R) Depot (octreotide acetate for injectable suspension) from Novartis (NYSE: NVS) and includes daily injections of Somavert (pegvisomant for injection), a growth hormone receptor antagonist, from Pfizer (NYSE: PFE).
Shearwater") today announced a license agreement with Sensus Drug Development Corporation ("Sensus") for the PEGylation of Sensus' Somavert(TM) (pegvisomant for injection) human growth hormone receptor antagonist using Shearwater's proprietary technology.

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