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Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Teva diminishes debt with job cuts and sale; FDA to study whether consumers can detect misleading ads; AbbVie, Roche present positive Phase-III data at ASH

Ironwood strengthens leadership with two new hires

Ironwood strengthens leadership with two new hires

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The drugmaker named William Huyett as COO and Gina Consylman as SVP and CFO.

GCI Health confirms Jones and Kerry as joint MDs of London operation

GCI Health confirms Jones and Kerry as joint MDs of London operation

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GCI Health has confirmed new hire Kath Kerry and maternity leave returner Rikki Jones as co-MDs of its London operation, the network's second hub alongside its New York headquarters.

GCI Health puts Edie DeVine in charge of medical, health tech

GCI Health puts Edie DeVine in charge of medical, health tech

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DeVine will oversee the agency's health IT and medical device work.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Botox-like wrinkle-reducer shows positive results in trials; investors double down on fertility; few websites transparent about pricing, study finds

Publicis.Sapient's Alan Wexler steps up as digital chief Chip Register retires

Publicis.Sapient's Alan Wexler steps up as digital chief Chip Register retires

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Publicis Groupe has named Alan Wexler as chief executive of Publicis.Sapient as Chip Register has chosen to retire at the end of the year.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, November 16, 2017

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Docs biased against research from poor countries, study finds; Astellas probed over patient-assistance charity support; Acorda reports deaths in Parkinson's trial

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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FDA approves first digital pill; biotech companies race to develop cancer-fighting microbiome drugs; Loxo and Bayer reach $1.55 billion deal for rare cancer drugs

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, November 13, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, November 13, 2017

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Dynavax receives FDA approval for hepatitis-B vaccine; Novartis strikes R&D deal with gene-editing startup; White House nominates new HHS head

Edelman health veteran Donna Duncan joins W2O Chicago

Edelman health veteran Donna Duncan joins W2O Chicago

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W2O's Windy City office has added three health and analytics leaders over the past six months.

Omnicom promotes Biolumina and H&S presidents to CEO

Omnicom promotes Biolumina and H&S presidents to CEO

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Ty Curran, previously CEO of the sister agencies, will serve as chairman in 2018.

StoneArch hires Marcia Miller as new president

StoneArch hires Marcia Miller as new president

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Optum vet Miller replaces Jessica Boden.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Non-profit challenges Gilead's Sovaldi patent; The Medicines Company to cut hundreds of jobs; Amgen ends R&D for experimental CETP drug

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My career in 5 executions: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness' Kathy Delaney

My career in 5 executions: Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness' Kathy Delaney

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From IKEA to eye-opening health campaigns, S&S Wellness' CCO helps turn emotion into action.

Muscular Dystrophy Association taps Lynn O'Connor Vos as CEO

Muscular Dystrophy Association taps Lynn O'Connor Vos as CEO

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The association said it is preparing for new FDA approvals for therapies that treat central nervous system and muscular system diseases.

Agencies: If You're So Unique, Tell Us About It

Agencies: If You're So Unique, Tell Us About It

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Every agency in the biz claims to have a "unique" culture and one that fuels a great deal of its success.

The professional paths of 8 pharma execs

The professional paths of 8 pharma execs

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The successes of these pharma execs show that there's no one path to professional bliss.

Pharma marketing salaries reach new heights, up 12.7% in 2017

Pharma marketing salaries reach new heights, up 12.7% in 2017

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Salaries are up — by a lot — and marketers are enthusiastic about their career prospects.

AbelsonTaylor's Jay Carter on the key to retaining top talent

AbelsonTaylor's Jay Carter on the key to retaining top talent

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Now that Facebook, Apple, and Google have set their sights on healthcare, agencies find themselves under pressure from yet another flank.

The ugly truth about advertising's gender bias, and how to change it

The ugly truth about advertising's gender bias, and how to change it

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Execs from JWT, J&J, and DanoneWeave react to the results of a new JWT/Geena Davis Institute study.

How Pablo Graiver plans to solve the problem of clinical-trial recruitment

How Pablo Graiver plans to solve the problem of clinical-trial recruitment

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The CEO and founder of Antidote talks about what inspired him to start the company, which recently received funding from Merck.

Healthcare agencies re-evaluate tactics to retain talent

Healthcare agencies re-evaluate tactics to retain talent

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The best marketers possess a mix of scientific know-how, digital dexterity, and unflappability. To keep them, agencies need to revise their thinking and tactics.

New pharma CEOs to face payer, pricing challenges

New pharma CEOs to face payer, pricing challenges

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They are tasked with addressing an increasingly tough payer environment and ongoing criticism of the industry's drug-pricing practices.

At ADCOLOR, Five Woke Women challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace

At ADCOLOR, Five Woke Women challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace

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A "seat at the table" isn't enough, says Oath's Allison Allen, in wide-ranging discussion at annual diversity conference.

Giant brings on new brand experience lead, as Armstrong departs

Giant brings on new brand experience lead, as Armstrong departs

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Aaron Sklar, formerly of Welltok, replaces Christine Armstrong, who moved on to a Silicon Valley health startup.

Q&A: On being a working mom

Q&A: On being a working mom

Guidemark Health's Tina Fascetti offers Medela's Katie Busse advice on being a working mother in healthcare marketing.

Amarin names its first chief commercial officer

Amarin names its first chief commercial officer

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The drugmaker tapped Mark Salyer, who previously managed Teva's respiratory business.

Former Burson director to lead Brussels business of U.K.'s Incisive Health

Former Burson director to lead Brussels business of U.K.'s Incisive Health

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Incisive Health will next month welcome Francesca Scassellati Sforzolini as head of its Brussels office.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Novartis CEO Joe Jimenez to step down; Sanofi ends R&D plans for Zika vaccine; oncologists still struggle to predict metastasis