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Bio Roundup: Prices on TV, Novartis Hearts Radio, Warp Drive's End

BIO ROUNDUP: PRICES ON TV, NOVARTIS HEARTS RADIO, WARP DRIVE'S END

Two new battlegrounds emerged this week in the nation's ongoing drug pricing debate. The first involved television: The federal government...

Lessons from “View from the Board: Responding to an Acquisition Offer”

LESSONS FROM “VIEW FROM THE BOARD: RESPONDING TO AN ACQUISITION OFFER”

The “View from the Board: Responding to an Acquisition Offer” panel at the 2018 BIO Investor Forum focused on real world scenarios...

 
 
 
Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

FEDS AND PHARMA SPAR OVER DRUG COSTS IN TV ADS

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan...

Natural remedies for OCD are just as effective as Big Pharma's risky psychiatric drugs

NATURAL REMEDIES FOR OCD ARE JUST AS EFFECTIVE AS BIG PHARMA'S RISKY PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects more than two percent of the population. At first glance, this might not seem like much but OCD...

 
 
 
Ask yourself: Why are there no prescription medications without horrific side effects?

ASK YOURSELF: WHY ARE THERE NO PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS WITHOUT HORRIFIC SIDE EFFECTS?

The reason there are no prescription medications available today where the side effects aren't worse than the ailment being treated...

Top 5 harmful health narratives the U.S. government and the chronic sick-care industrial complex will NEVER abandon

TOP 5 HARMFUL HEALTH NARRATIVES THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND THE CHRONIC SICK-CARE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX WILL NEVER ABANDON

Think back 80 years, to a time not so different than right now. Without the “Big Pharma” of the 1940s, Adolf Hitler, German politician,...

 
 
 
Eli Lilly stock gets bump after results for its mid-stage diabetes drug trial shows positive results

ELI LILLY STOCK GETS BUMP AFTER RESULTS FOR ITS MID-STAGE DIABETES DRUG TRIAL SHOWS POSITIVE RESULTS

On Thursday, pharma giant Eli Lilly and Co. announced positive results in a mid-stage trial for its experimental new diabetes drug....

Paratek Pharma Wins Two FDA Approvals for Three Conditions in Same Day

PARATEK PHARMA WINS TWO FDA APPROVALS FOR THREE CONDITIONS IN SAME DAY

The FDA has approved a Paratek Pharmaceuticals antibiotic as a treatment for pneumonia and serious skin infections. The FDA decision...

 
 
 
Elemental Lands Partnership With PerkinElmer, Plus $9M in VC Bucks

ELEMENTAL LANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH PERKINELMER, PLUS $9M IN VC BUCKS

Elemental Machines is a startup making progress in a challenging field. That field would be sensors and systems that monitor and optimize...

Pfizer's CEO is stepping down after 8 years - meet the man who will be replacing him

PFIZER'S CEO IS STEPPING DOWN AFTER 8 YEARS - MEET THE MAN WHO WILL BE REPLACING HIM

Pfizer CEO Ian Read is stepping down at the end of 2018, ending his eight-year tenure at the head of the pharma giant. He'll be replaced...

 
 
 
Merck's board just changed the rules to keep its CEO on board after he turns 65

MERCK'S BOARD JUST CHANGED THE RULES TO KEEP ITS CEO ON BOARD AFTER HE TURNS 65

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier plans to stay on in his role as CEO past December 2019, when he turns 65. The pharma giant's board of directors...

Equillium Plans IPO to Fund Clinical Trials for Transplant Drug

EQUILLIUM PLANS IPO TO FUND CLINICAL TRIALS FOR TRANSPLANT DRUG

Equillium, a biotech startup developing treatments for immune system disorders-including an immune response that affects some transplant...

 
 
 
A new report says pharma companies increased drug prices by nearly double during shortages - and it highlights the biggest debate in healthcare today

A NEW REPORT SAYS PHARMA COMPANIES INCREASED DRUG PRICES BY NEARLY DOUBLE DURING SHORTAGES - AND IT HIGHLIGHTS THE BIGGEST DEBATE IN HEALTHCARE TODAY

Unsplash/Freestocks.org Drug shortages are a constant worry for the US healthcare system. Researchers looked at prices of drugs under...

Justice Department OKs Cigna's $52 billion acquisition of Express Scripts

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OKS CIGNA'S $52 BILLION ACQUISITION OF EXPRESS SCRIPTS

The approval of the Cigna-Express Scripts deal is also a positive signal for CVS Health's proposed $69 billion acquisition of health...

 
 
 

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High attention to detail, tasks and process. Our focus is bringing high quality IT solutions and support to the Biotech, Pharma, and...

First new hairy cell leukemia drug in 20 years approved, but will it make a dent?

FIRST NEW HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA DRUG IN 20 YEARS APPROVED, BUT WILL IT MAKE A DENT?

An AstraZeneca spokeswoman said the company would list the price for the drug, Lumoxiti, closer to when it becomes commercially available.

 
 
 

ROIVANT LAUNCHES RESPIVANT SCIENCES TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE THERAPEUTICS FOR RESPIRATORY DISEASES

Respivant to be led by Bill Gerhart, former CEO of Patara Pharma and Elevation Pharmaceuticals- Respivant pipeline anchored by RVT-1601,...

Xconomy's San Francisco Event to Showcase Biotech's Next Generation

XCONOMY'S SAN FRANCISCO EVENT TO SHOWCASE BIOTECH'S NEXT GENERATION

The life sciences and biomedicine are a constant field of tension between cutting-edge ideas and breakthroughs, and time-tested procedures...

 
 
 

ASSISTANT BUYER/BUYER - GENOPTIX, INC. - CARLSBAD, CA

Experience in biotech, manufacturing, pharma, R&D and/or laboratory environments required. Genoptix provides personalized and comprehensive...

In-house CAR-T manufacturing preferable to outsourcing, execs say

IN-HOUSE CAR-T MANUFACTURING PREFERABLE TO OUTSOURCING, EXECS SAY

Keeping manufacturing close to home allows for greater flexibility, lower long-term costs and building up native manufacturing capability,...