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He Tries to Generate Heat With Fuzeon

In September 2004, Steve Skolsky was appointed CEO of Morrisville-based Trimeris, Inc. The company produces the drug Fuzeon, which won federal approval in 2003 for the treatment of AIDS. It is the only drug that prevents infection of white blood cells. Skolsky, a 1982 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill in biology, started his career in the lab before moving into marketing and sales. He worked for several scientific companies, including Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo, before Trimeris recruited him.
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