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Gilead Sciences had roots in NC well before Tuesday’s big jobs announcement – here’s a look

Gilead has a history in N.C. It had a 150-employee R&D facility in Durham at one time, but it closed that facility in 2010 and consolidated its research at its Foster City headquarters. The company’s COVID-19 treatment remdesivir, developed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in October 2020. Heres a look at the big job deals and the backstory around it.

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