Merck, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center add to cancer partnership

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Merck & Co., said Thursday it struck a deal to collaborate with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to evaluate Merck’s... Read more

Kim, the FDA is not happy with your social media work

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Reality (?) TV star Kim Kardashian has run afoul of the Food and Drug Administration. Kardashian has been shilling for a Canadian... Read more

GSK hopes to reopen N.C. plant in 72 hours after finding Legionnaire bacteria in cooling tower

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Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, which shut down a North Carolina manufacturing plant Tuesday after routine testing discovered bacteria related to... Read more

Bill Gates invests in genome editing company

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Bill Gates, through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has been donating money for years in health and education programs to try to solve... Read more

New drugs for ultra high cholesterol cause pricing debate

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The debate about the appropriate price for medicine now includes a new group of drugs designed to treat ultra high cholesterol, called PCSK-9... Read more

Endo CEO sees some pricing challenges in generic drug market

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Drug pricing is the biggest commercial issue in the pharmaceutical industry and Endo International CEO Rajiv De Silva said Monday his company... Read more

AstraZeneca, Inovio strike deal to find HPV cancer vaccine

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Local drugmakers - big and small - struck a deal to try to develop a vaccine to prevent a form of cervical, head and neck cancer. MedImmune... Read more

AmerisourceBergen gives Philly’s Project HOME $250,000 for pharmacy at clinic

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Under chief executive Steve Collis, AmerisourceBergen has tried to broaden its business beyond that of an anonymous-but-huge pharmaceutical... Read more