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PhillyPharma Archive: February, 2012
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BIO's Greenwood wants a 'Manhattan Project' for Alzheimer's
Tue, Feb 21, 2012, 5:21 AM
The 18th annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference last week at the Hyatt at the Bellevue on South Broad had the usual high concentration...
Johnson & Johnson CEO Bill Weldon to be replaced by Alex Gorsky
Tue, Feb 21, 2012, 4:43 PM
Johnson & Johnson chief executive officer Bill Weldon, 63, will retire in April, after a string of recalls that have embarrassed the health-care...
Pfizer working to sell or spin off infant-nutrition, animal-health units
Mon, Feb 20, 2012, 7:04 AM
Pfizer, which is based in Manhattan but has units in the Philadelphia area, said last year it would explore options for its animal health unit...
Drugs prices too high or too low?
Fri, Feb 17, 2012, 5:36 AM
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius chaired a panel discussion Thursday afternoon at the African American Museum and the focus...
Synthes reports profit jump of 6.5 percent in 2011
Thu, Feb 16, 2012, 5:52 AM
Synthes, Inc., the medical device manufacturer with operations in Chester County, reported that it increased profit by 6.5 percent in 2011...
Drugmaker Teva says it's prepared in case of attack on Israel
Wed, Feb 15, 2012, 10:52 AM
Without actually saying "Iran," Teva Pharmaceuticals chief executive officer Shlomo Yanai said Wednesday that the Israel-based company was...
Teva reports bump from Cephalon, but struggles in U.S. generic market
Wed, Feb 15, 2012, 5:38 AM
Teva Pharmaceuticals reported increases in non-GAAP profit and revenue for all of 2011 and the fourth quarter, but the results were skewed...
GSK trying for culture shift ... and more profit
Tue, Feb 14, 2012, 9:30 AM
Coming out of 2011, GlaxoSmithKline hopes that it turned a corner, with leaders saying they hope several years of changes will result in higher...
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