PhillyPharma Archive: March, 2012

GSK, Merck meet with FDA advisory committee Tuesday

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Tuesday is a big day - and a challenging one - for cancer crews at GlaxoSmithKline and Merck because both companies are scheduled to speak... Read more

Tougher Justice for pharma

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Until they need it, high-level corporate executives from plenty of sectors complain about the federal government and its involvement in their... Read more

Temple sets up office at University City Science Center

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Universities of all sorts are looking for revenue to pay staff and keep tuition affordable, and Temple is trying to generate more money from... Read more

Analyst: Something's got to give with AstraZeneca

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Bernstein Research analyst Tim Anderson said in a note to clients that something has to give with AstraZeneca. The English drugmaker, which... Read more

Buying cars vs. drugs

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Audrey Browne helps defend the prescription drug plan run for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union in in... Read more

Trade union health plans sue 8 pharma companies over drug coupons

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Coupons for drug co-payments are illegal and drive up long-term health-care costs for all, a consumer group and four trade-union health-insurance... Read more

QR Pharma of Berwyn gets cash from Michael J. Fox Foundation

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Actor Michael J. Fox has Parkinson's disease and his foundation's efforts to fight the disease will translate into $468,000 for QR Pharma,... Read more

Synthes in trouble again

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Synthes, Inc., the medical device maker with U.S. headquarters in Chester County, received a multi-point warning letter from the U.S. Food... Read more