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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Appoints Isabel De Paoli as new Head of Group Communications
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Appoints Isabel De Paoli as new Head of Group Communications
Darmstadt, Germany, July, 30, 2015 – Isabel De Paoli (40), currently Head of Group Strategy, has been appointed Head of Group Communications effective March 9, 2016. In her new role, she will be responsible for all global communications at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Walter Huber, who currently holds the position, will retire following the Group’s annual press conference on March 8, 2016.
 
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Receives EU-Approval to Extend Kuvan Use to Children with PKU Below 4 Years of Age
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Receives EU-Approval to Extend Kuvan Use to Children with PKU Below 4 Years of Age
Darmstadt, Germany, July 20, 2015 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced that the European Commission (EC) has authorized a change to the European marketing authorization for its product Kuvan® (sapropterin dihydrochloride), to allow its use in children with phenylketonuria (PKU) below 4 years of age who have been shown to be responsive to such treatment.
 
13th "Premio Letterario Merck" Honors Authors for Creating Bridges Between Science and Literature
13th "Premio Letterario Merck" Honors Authors for Creating Bridges Between Science and Literature
Rome, Italy, July 15, 2015 – The French author Maylis de Kerangal and the American science author and writer David Quammen were each awarded the literature prize "Premio Letterario Merck" in Rome on Tuesday evening. The jury, which comprises 19 international scientists, literary experts and journalists, based its decision on the ability of both authors to "impressively convey scientific subjects in literary style."
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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