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ANALYSTS SPLIT OVER BUFFETT'S BACKING OF TEVA PHARMA

Some analysts are scratching their head over Warren Buffet's investment in Teva Pharma.

 
 
 

ROCHE AND TAKEDA TRY ON EMULATE'S ‘ORGAN CHIP' TECH FOR R&D

Two pharma giants - Roche and Takeda - are buying into a drug testing technology that wants to be the next generation's “lab rat,”...

NEW INFOGRAPHIC: BALANCING NEED FOR INNOVATION WITH COMPETITION

It is an underreported fact that the time it takes for a generic medicine to come to market has remained steady at approximately 13.5...

 
 
 
Swiss pharma company Roche is buying Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion

SWISS PHARMA COMPANY ROCHE IS BUYING FLATIRON HEALTH FOR $1.9 BILLION

Roche, the global pharmaceutical company from Switzerland today announced it will scoop up Flatiron Health, a startup analyzing real-time...

Price of 2-in-1 drug spikes to $3,000-separately, the two drugs cost $36

PRICE OF 2-IN-1 DRUG SPIKES TO $3,000-SEPARATELY, THE TWO DRUGS COST $36

Enlarge Irish drug company Horizon Pharma has hiked the price of a two-in-one painkiller by more than 2,000 percent in the past five...

 
 
 
Pharma giant Roche is buying cancer tech startup Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion

PHARMA GIANT ROCHE IS BUYING CANCER TECH STARTUP FLATIRON HEALTH FOR $1.9 BILLION

Pharma giant Roche is acquiring Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion. The New York-based cancer technology startup had previously been...

Astellas Buys Stem Cell Gene-Editing Firm Universal Cells for $102.5M

ASTELLAS BUYS STEM CELL GENE-EDITING FIRM UNIVERSAL CELLS FOR $102.5M

A Seattle-based company developing a universal source of stem cells for cell therapies has been acquired by Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma...

 
 
 
Vertex Pharma Gets FDA Approval for Combo CF Drug, Sets $292,000 Price

VERTEX PHARMA GETS FDA APPROVAL FOR COMBO CF DRUG, SETS $292,000 PRICE

The FDA has approved a new Vertex Pharmaceuticals cystic fibrosis drug, clearing the way for the Boston company to bring to the market...

CDC director quits amidst report she purchased tobacco and pharma stock

CDC DIRECTOR QUITS AMIDST REPORT SHE PURCHASED TOBACCO AND PHARMA STOCK

Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned from the CDC amidst a Politico report that she invested not only in Japan Tobacco but also in Merck,...

 
 
 
President Trump targets Big Pharma price monopolies, opioid addiction in riveting State of the Union speech

PRESIDENT TRUMP TARGETS BIG PHARMA PRICE MONOPOLIES, OPIOID ADDICTION IN RIVETING STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

President Trump took aim at Big Pharma's price monopolies in tonight's State of the Union speech, promising - perhaps even threatening...

 
 
 
UCSF-led clinical trial model may present a better way to test new breast cancer drugs

UCSF-LED CLINICAL TRIAL MODEL MAY PRESENT A BETTER WAY TO TEST NEW BREAST CANCER DRUGS

The UCSF-led I-Spy trial is a public-private partnership, which includes the NIH, FDA and pharma companies, and is working to match...

New York City sues Big Pharma over the opioid epidemic

NEW YORK CITY SUES BIG PHARMA OVER THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

The opioid epidemic has kills more than 1,000 people in New York City each year, and the city is suing more than a dozen drug makers...

 
 
 
Anatomy of two biotech deals worth $20B

ANATOMY OF TWO BIOTECH DEALS WORTH $20B

Analysts had forecast a blockbuster year for life science M&As, with the tax reforms taking effect and Big Pharma scrambling for late-stage...

SR DIRECTOR/ DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES - ILLUMINA - SAN DIEGO, CA

Experience in Clinical manufacturing preferred (life sciences, biotechnology, medical device, pharma). Illumina is seeking a Director...

 
 
 

SENIOR PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER - LIVINGS LIFE SCIENCE SOLUTIONS - CARLSBAD, CA

You will lead a cross-functional partners and clients (Pharma/Biotech/Med Affairs, Market Access, Market Research, R&D, Manufacturing,...

RIGEL PHARMA AWAITS FDA APPROVAL FOR TAVALISSE, BUILDS COMMERCIAL ORG FOR DRUG LAUNCH

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is set to rule on Tavalisse , an oral spleen tyrosine kinase inhibitor, for adult patients with...

 
 
 
Nominee for top HHS post says he would fix system that encourages pharma companies to raise drug prices

NOMINEE FOR TOP HHS POST SAYS HE WOULD FIX SYSTEM THAT ENCOURAGES PHARMA COMPANIES TO RAISE DRUG PRICES

Senate Democrats on Tuesday pressed President Donald Trump's nominee for the top health post to explain how he would fight skyrocketing...

PFIZER AXING NEUROSCIENCE JOBS, BUT SEEKS NEW VC FUND

Big Pharma Pfizer, on the eve of J.P. Morgan, the biggest biopharma dating event on the year, is to cut around 300 jobs and a number...