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Sonus reaches an event horizon

Sonus Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Synt:em S.A. is one of a succession of near-term events necessary for SNUS to escape the one-product-company trap. In addition to the acquisition, in the next six months SNUS expects an agree-ment with FDA on a Phase III trial protocol for its lead product, Tocosol paclitaxel, along with a partnership for the compound. In addition, SNUS believes the Synt:em deal ultimately will allow it to raise capital on more favorable terms.

According to President and CEO Michael Martino, when SNUS morphed from an

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