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Up? Down? Stock market turbulence includes the biotech sector
Wed, Aug 26, 2015, 2:32 PM
The stock market turmoil of the last few days - and the divergence of opinion on what will happen next - is certainly present in the biotechnology...
GSK gets $1 billion from Novartis for multiple sclerosis indication on cancer drug
Fri, Aug 21, 2015, 12:58 PM
GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis said Friday they struck a deal under which Novartis will pay GSK at least $300 million and perhaps more than $1...
Philly-area Merck union chief rips CEO Ken Frazier for layoffs, endangering workers at West Point plant
Wed, Aug 19, 2015, 4:45 AM
Tension over layoffs and the future of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. spilled into the public domain Tuesday evening as a written exchange...
Amgen settles drug promotion cases with states for $71 million
Tue, Aug 18, 2015, 2:15 PM
California-based drugmaker Amgen has agreed to pay $71 million to 48 states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and the District...
Princeton Prof. Uwe Reinhardt explores 'moral values' of high-priced drugs in healthcare economy
Mon, Aug 17, 2015, 6:14 AM
Prof. Uwe E. Reinhardt teaches health economics, comparative health systems, general microeconomics and financial management at Princeton...
West Point worries? Merck cut 1,950 jobs in the first six months of 2015, with more to come
Fri, Aug 14, 2015, 7:18 AM
Merck & Co., cut 1,950 jobs in the first six months of 2015 as part of two cost-cutting programs announced in 2010 and 2013, and the near-term...
Can it be? FTC says cell phone app can't diagnose skin cancer (Update)
Fri, Aug 14, 2015, 7:03 AM
If you paid $4.99 for the cell phone app "Mole Detective," in hopes that it would diagnose skin cancer, specifically melanoma, the Federal...
King of Prussia drugmaker CSL Behring parent posts profit as it wrestles with global challenges
Thu, Aug 13, 2015, 9:38 AM
CSL Limited, parent of CSL Behring, is an Australian-based biopharmaceutical company with operations in King of Prussia and is now adding operations...
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