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POSEIDA TO ADVANCE CAR-T FOR MYELOMA WITH NOVARTIS-LED $142M ROUND

The race to bring CAR-T cell therapy to multiple myeloma, a persistent and deadly cancer of the bone marrow, continued on Monday with...

BIOTECH VET TROY WILSON SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON HIS OLIGONUCLEOTIDE STARTUP AS ELI LILLY SIGNS UP FOR A PREMIER BIG PHARMA PARTNERSHIP

Troy Wilson is best known now for his role leading Kura Oncology, where the team has been developing targeted cancer drugs. Not so...

 
 
 
Big Pharma bust: Largest opioid arrest in U.S. history ensnares dozens of physicians, pharmacists who created addicts

BIG PHARMA BUST: LARGEST OPIOID ARREST IN U.S. HISTORY ENSNARES DOZENS OF PHYSICIANS, PHARMACISTS WHO CREATED ADDICTS

In yet another sign that our healthcare system is fraught with problems that Democrats have made worse and not enough Republicans see...

Bio Roundup: Nationwide's Rise, a Surgeon's Quest, CRISPR USA & More

BIO ROUNDUP: NATIONWIDE'S RISE, A SURGEON'S QUEST, CRISPR USA & MORE

Persistence and perseverance were the themes of two of our top stories this week. First there's the story of Nationwide Children's...

 
 
 

EIP BAGS CASH TO TRIAL EX-VERTEX DRUG IN DEMENTIA, HUNTINGTON'S

EIP Pharma has raised $11.2 million to expand its clinical trial activities beyond Alzheimer's disease. The cash will fund midphase...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Amyloid Angst, NASH News, Brammer Bagged & More

BIO ROUNDUP: AMYLOID ANGST, NASH NEWS, BRAMMER BAGGED & MORE

A week after the failure of Biogen's Alzheimer's drug aducanumab , the ripple effects are still being felt-and not just by Biogen,...

 
 
 
Purdue Pharma Agrees To $270 Million Opioid Settlement With Oklahoma

PURDUE PHARMA AGREES TO $270 MILLION OPIOID SETTLEMENT WITH OKLAHOMA

The maker of OxyContin will pay to settle a historic opioid lawsuit brought by the attorney general of Oklahoma. Will other drugmakers...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

OXYCONTIN MAKER PURDUE PHARMA TO SETTLE HISTORIC OKLAHOMA OPIOID LAWSUIT

Oklahoma's attorney general has called a press conference to announce a settlement in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading...

 
 
 
Dollar General Baby Cough Syrup Recalled Due To Possible Bacteria Contamination

DOLLAR GENERAL BABY COUGH SYRUP RECALLED DUE TO POSSIBLE BACTERIA CONTAMINATION

A baby cough syrup sold at Dollar General stores across the country has been recalled due to a possible bacteria contamination. Kingston...

Report: College bribery scandal tip stemmed from pharma pump-and-dump investigation

REPORT: COLLEGE BRIBERY SCANDAL TIP STEMMED FROM PHARMA PUMP-AND-DUMP INVESTIGATION

The Wall Street Journal reported that Morrie Tobin tipped off investigators about the college bribery scheme, which ensnared a biotech...

 
 
 
Clinical Analytics Platform TriNetX Raises $40M to Speed Drug Trials

CLINICAL ANALYTICS PLATFORM TRINETX RAISES $40M TO SPEED DRUG TRIALS

TriNetX, a Cambridge, MA developer of data analytics software for clinical research, has raised $40 million in a Series D funding round...

 
 
 
The Life, Troubles, and Celgene Legacy of Deal Guru George Golumbeski

THE LIFE, TROUBLES, AND CELGENE LEGACY OF DEAL GURU GEORGE GOLUMBESKI

George Golumbeski is one of the most prolific dealmakers in the biopharmaceutical world. But the deal that changed his life is a pact...

The Life, Troubles, And Celgene Legacy of Deal Guru George Golumbeski

THE LIFE, TROUBLES, AND CELGENE LEGACY OF DEAL GURU GEORGE GOLUMBESKI

George Golumbeski is one of the most prolific dealmakers in the biopharmaceutical world. But the deal that changed his life is a pact...

 
 
 
PHARMA CON JOB: Doctors are using Big Pharma-created "quiz" to diagnose people with mental illnesses

PHARMA CON JOB: DOCTORS ARE USING BIG PHARMA-CREATED "QUIZ" TO DIAGNOSE PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES

One would be forgiven for believing that there is an epidemic of depression worldwide. In the United States, for example, the number...

Bio Roundup: Gottlieb Exits, Bristol Defends, Biogen Buys & More

BIO ROUNDUP: GOTTLIEB EXITS, BRISTOL DEFENDS, BIOGEN BUYS & MORE

In early 2017, Scott Gottlieb was considered the most moderate of the potential candidates to head the Food and Drug Administration,...

 
 
 
BREAKING: Scott Gottlieb abruptly resigns from the FDA following scrutiny over ties to Big Pharma

BREAKING: SCOTT GOTTLIEB ABRUPTLY RESIGNS FROM THE FDA FOLLOWING SCRUTINY OVER TIES TO BIG PHARMA

In a sudden and unexpected twist, Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration , just announced that he'll...

Report: Purdue Pharma exploring Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

REPORT: PURDUE PHARMA EXPLORING CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY FILING

Reuters reported Monday that the maker of OxyContin was considering the filing so that it could negotiate claims with plaintiffs in...