PhillyPharma Archive: October, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty says personnel and facilities unharmed by storm

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GlaxoSmithKline chief executive officer Andrew Witty said Wednesday morning that company personnel and facilities were not harmed when Hurricane-turned-superstorm... Read more

Johnson & Johnson postpones investment analyst day because of Hurricane Sandy

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Health-care giant Johnson & Johnson, with its offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York closed because of Hurricane Sandy, postponed... Read more

AmerisourceBergen says still delivering drugs during hurricane

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Drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen operated Monday and plans to do the same Tuesday to deliver drugs to health-care facilities hit by Hurricane... Read more

Be careful, please

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Hurricanes mean wind and water and all sorts of things flying around. Take care, especially, if you are in Sandy's neighborhood. Read more

Hurricane prompts Pfizer to postpone third-quarter financial announcement

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Drugmaker Pfizer said Sunday that it would postpone its third-quarter financial performance announcement from Tuesday until Thursday because... Read more

Rainbow of colors in the FDA report on Massachusetts compounding pharmacy

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The FDA's report on the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of the national fungal meningitis outbreak was disturbing - and colorful... Read more

Cost-cutting helps Merck raise profits 2 percent

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Drugmaker Merck said its third-quarter profits rose 2 percent in part because it was able to control costs in the face of generic competition... Read more

Shire CEO Angus Russell to retire, replaced by Bayer's Flemming Ornskov

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Drugmaker Shire, Plc., whose U.S. headquarters is in Chesterbrook, announced Thursday morning that chief executive officer Angus Russell will... Read more