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GSK executive: More voices make drug-healthcare cost debate different from 1990s
Fri, Dec 4, 2015, 2:58 PM
The ever-more public debate about the price of prescription drugs and healthcare overall is not the first such debate. But GlaxoSmithKline's...
Lannett closes $1.23 billion deal to buy Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals
Fri, Nov 27, 2015, 2:30 PM
Philadelphia-based drugmaker Lannett Company, Inc. said Friday that it closed its $1.23 billion purchase of Princeton-based Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals...
Congressional critics of high drug prices planning to do more
Wed, Nov 4, 2015, 8:51 AM
Congressional Democrats, who have grabbed headlines and started investigations about drug pricing, have launched a task force to address the...
GSK chief Andrew Witty mum on rebuffing Pfizer, rah-rah on own R&D
Tue, Nov 3, 2015, 8:57 AM
GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty declined to comment Tuesday morning when asked on a conference call with reporters if the London-based drugmaker...
Shire to pay $5.9 billion for Dyax
Mon, Nov 2, 2015, 7:42 AM
Shire, PLC, said Monday it will pay about $5.9 billion to buy Dyax Corp., a Massachusetts-based company whose most prominent drug candidate...
Drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen says revenue reached nearly $136 billion
Thu, Oct 29, 2015, 5:25 PM
Drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen, Pennslyvania's largest company by revenue, said its full-year sales increased from $119.57 billion in 2014...
Philly’s Lannett pays $1.23 billion for Belgian drugmakers’ generics unit
Wed, Sep 2, 2015, 6:10 PM
Philadelphia drugmaker Lannett Company, Inc. said Wednesday it agreed to pay $1.23 billion for Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals Inc., the U.S...
David Sell is a sports web producer. In previous lives, he has been a reporter and editor in the Sports, Metro and Business sections.