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He was elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences and is currently an associate of the PNAS Editorial Table. He has served with several government review and oversight committees highly relevant to the AIDS problem, and has contributed extensively to the scientific literature, on the pathogenesis largely, development, and replication of HIV and additional retroviruses. Samuel P. Kounaves, professor of chemistry and adjunct professor in the department of earth and ocean sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, and an affiliate scientist at the NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is being recognized for his outstanding function in chemistry.‘Abbott is executing well, generating higher-than-expected income growth in the third quarter,’ said Kilometers D. White colored, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott. ‘During the quarter, we announced many acquisitions that support our long-term growth technique. These acquisitions add to our diverse mixture of global businesses, with new technologies, established products and emerging marketplace infrastructure that will help us deliver sustainable industry-leading growth. In particular, the acquisition of Solvay Pharmaceuticals will further diversify our global pharmaceuticals business.’ Business Highlights Announced Acquisition of Solvay Pharmaceuticals Business: Announced a definitive agreement with the Solvay Group for Abbott to obtain Solvay’s pharmaceuticals business, offering Abbott with a big and complementary portfolio of pharmaceutical items and a substantial presence in crucial global emerging markets, including Eastern Asia and Europe.