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PhillyPharma Archive: August, 2012
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J&J admits no guilt in paying off states for Risperdal
Fri, Aug 31, 2012, 7:08 AM
Thursday's announcement of the $181 million settlement between Johnson & Johnson with 36 states and the District of Columbia over Risperdal...
Doctors closing door on oncology drug reps, study says
Thu, Aug 30, 2012, 7:17 AM
Targeted cancer drugs are one of the great hopes for pharmaceutical companies, but a business survey says cancer doctors are limiting visits...
J&J to pay $181 million to 36 states, District of Columbia over Risperdal
Thu, Aug 30, 2012, 6:36 PM
Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia will share in $181 million that Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay to resolve allegations...
Bristol-Myers Squibb hepatitis C bet has not paid off
Wed, Aug 29, 2012, 7:53 AM
Bristol-Myers Squibb spent $2.5 billion to acquire an experimental hepatitis C drug earlier this year, but the bet does not look good after...
AstraZeneca hires Roche's Pascal Soriot to be new CEO
Tue, Aug 28, 2012, 7:25 AM
AstraZeneca said Tuesday morning that its new chief executive officer will be Pascal Soriot, who has been chief operating officer of Roche...
FDA approves four-in-one HIV pill
Tue, Aug 28, 2012, 7:07 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a once-a-day AIDS medicine that combines four drugs in one pill and is produced by...
PhillyPharma to return Aug. 28
Mon, Aug 20, 2012, 10:48 PM
A note to regular readers of the PhillyPharma blog. Updates to the blog will begin again on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. Until then, be well....
'Heroes of Chemistry' award to hepatitis C team from Merck
Fri, Aug 17, 2012, 9:37 AM
The American Chemical Society will hold its 224th national meeting in Philadelphia starting Sunday and the five-day gathering kickoffs with...
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