§ Tim Loughton
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his Department's policy is on the marketing of the cosmetic treatment Dysport by the Centre for Advanced Microbiology and Research; and what will happen to any profits made by its sale. 1445W
§ Ms Blears
[holding answer 24 May 2002]The Centre for Applied Microbiology & Research (CAM R) manufactures Dysport which is then marketed by Ispen Limited both for use in certain medical treatments, and for ancillary non medical use.
Any income derived by CAM R from any of its activities goes towards the cost of running and maintaining the centre.