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Global Medicines Spend to Reach Nearly $1.2Tr in 2016

Global Medicines Spend to Reach Nearly $1.2Tr in 2016

13 Jul 2012

The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics forecasts 5-7 per cent growth in the global market in 2016.

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Takeda & Affymax Announce Supply Agreement

Takeda & Affymax Announce Supply Agreement

13 Jul 2012

The agreement allows Fresenius Medical Care North America to purchase OMONTYS for use in U.S. centers within its organization and provides for discounts and rebates on the product, subject to certain requirements.

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BMS Begins Tender Offer to Acquire US Biotech Amylin

BMS Begins Tender Offer to Acquire US Biotech Amylin

12 Jul 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb is commencing a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock in Amylin Pharmaceuticals.

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Pharma Companies Team up with Academic Institutions for TB Drug Discovery

Pharma Companies Team up with Academic Institutions for TB Drug Discovery

11 Jul 2012

The TBDA partnership aims to produce new clinical drug candidates with the potential to treat TB within a month.

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Quintiles Launches Go-to-market Service for Biopharma

Quintiles Launches Go-to-market Service for Biopharma

11 Jul 2012

Allume will help biopharmaceutical companies to bring their products to market more quickly and efficiently.

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Swiss Manufacturer Siegfried Plans Production Plant in China

Swiss Manufacturer Siegfried Plans Production Plant in China

9 Jul 2012

Siegfried plans to open a new production plant in Nantong, China.

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Pfizer Accused of Delaying Generic Versions of Lipitor

Pfizer Accused of Delaying Generic Versions of Lipitor

9 Jul 2012

Pfizer is being sued by five retailers over its alleged actions to delay sales of generic versions of Lipitor.

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Medunik Canada & Orphan Europe Ink Deal

Medunik Canada & Orphan Europe Ink Deal

6 Jul 2012

Under the distribution agreement, Medunik Canada receives the exclusive Canadian rights to market and distribute four important therapies.

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Indian Generics Policy Is Bad News for Big Pharma

Indian Generics Policy Is Bad News for Big Pharma

6 Jul 2012

Pharmaceutical giants will suffer as a result of India's decision to hand out free generic medicines to its entire population.

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Amgen Completes Acquisition of KAI Pharmaceuticals

Amgen Completes Acquisition of KAI Pharmaceuticals

6 Jul 2012

Amgen has announced the completion of the acquisition of KAI Pharmaceuticals.

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Pharma Marketers Embracing Social Media

Pharma Marketers Embracing Social Media

5 Jul 2012

Websites such as Facebook and Twitter are increasingly being used by direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing companies in markets where this type of advertising is allowed.

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AstraZeneca Teams up with Cellworks to Find New TB Treatment

AstraZeneca Teams up with Cellworks to Find New TB Treatment

4 Jul 2012

AstraZeneca and Cellworks have announced a Wellcome Trust-supported collaboration to speed up the design of new combination therapies for multi drug resistant TB.

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