PhillyPharma Archive: August, 2012

West Chester University taps into local pharma business knowledge

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The Philadelphia suburbs have numerous pharmaceutical businesses, big and small, and West Chester University is trying to tap into that knowledge... Read more

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway cuts J&J holdings by 64 percent

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Led by billionaire and financial icon Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday... Read more

Shire's Russell on office space, off-label marketing, ADHD medicine

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Shire chief executive officer Angus Russell said his company is in the final stages of negotiating with developers, states and municipalities... Read more

Pfizer's planned animal health subsidiary Zoetis files SEC registration

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Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. said Monday morning that its planned animal health subsidiary Zoetis, Inc. - which the company says is pronounced zō-EH-tis... Read more

Researchers say pharmaceutical 'innovation crisis' is a myth

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Two professors, including one from the Philadelphia area, wrote this week in the British Medical Journal that cries from the pharmaceutical... Read more

BioClinica, Novo Nordisk report growth

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Area pharmaceutical companies BioClinica and Novo Nordisk both said this week they are growing in what they do best. BioClinica, which is... Read more

Bristol-Myers Squibb completes tender offer of Amylin

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Bristol-Myers Squibb said Wednesday it had completed its tender offer for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which is expected to amount to a $7... Read more