The first year of the Trump administration was kind to pharma, but it might not be so fortunate in 2018.
Dynavax receives FDA approval for hepatitis-B vaccine; Novartis strikes R&D deal with gene-editing startup; White House nominates new HHS head
GSK hires Google biotech exec to lead R&D; Merck gets FDA-approval for CMV therapy; ex-Lilly exec reportedly top HHS secretary pick
The pharmacist is being recognized as a key player on the healthcare stage and a main protagonist in the delivery of effective, outcomes-based care.
A panel recommends the U.S. government license a hepatitis-C therapy; the FDA approves Roche MS drug; new eczema drug to cost $37,000 per year
Endo settles pay-for-delay charges; Trump signs order withdrawing U.S. from TPP; administration considers Patrick Soon-Shiong for healthcare role
Pharma among top sponsors of Trump inauguration parties; AstraZeneca exec to replace GSK president of global pharmaceuticals; EpiPen rival to relaunch
Rep. Price to answer questions at confirmation hearing; 22 drugmakers invest in fighting disease in poor countries; FDA approves generic of Jazz's Xyrem
Trump says pharma is "getting away with murder"; Senate majority votes to repeal ACA; IBM Watson Health and FDA to study blockchain technology
Lilly to offer discounts for insulin products; Trump reportedly considering Scott Gottlieb to lead FDA; three execs depart Valeant
BMS to pay $19.5 million to settle marketing violations for Abilify; AstraZeneca to cut 700 U.S. jobs; Trump reportedly considering Jim O'Neill to lead FDA
A government watchdog criticizes the FDA; the FDA strengthens kidney warnings for Invokana and Farxiga; people with diabetes are living longer
The drugmaker disclosed in its first-quarter earnings report that it is being investigated over ties to nonprofit foundations.
The Catholic health system worked with FleishmanHillard and GSD&M to create the integrated campaign touting its partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Clinton calls for Alzheimer's funding; an FDA approval of an older drug may mean higher prices; the FDA approves AstraZeneca's gout drug
President Barack Obama's recently unveiled Precision Medicine Initiative hopes to develop a new model of patient-driven research with the promise of accelerating biomedical discoveries and provide clinicians with new tools, knowledge, and therapies.
AbbVie and Galapagos go after cystic fibrosis; FDA's NME approval pace slows; government shutdown could slow ad-com votes; and a report shows privately insured patients had emptier pockets in 2012 than 2011
GSK and the US Department of Health and Human Services inked a deal to fund development of new antibiotics, an area where clinicians face a dearth of new options.
Welcome to the ambivalent world of healthcare, where confusion reigns as shifts in science and guidelines seemingly raise more questions than they answer.
The White House released its proposed budget for the 2014 fiscal year this morning, and while it gives a modest boost to Health and Human Services, it also seeks to extract more cost savings from pharmas.
Acting administrator Marilyn Tavenner seems on track for confirmation, with the blessings of all industry stakeholders
Execs told Booz & Co researchers that the relationships web in emerging markets needs to be deeper than one-on-one sales pitches.
Eight members of the Supreme Court heard testimony in the case of FTC v. Actavis this morning, and the fate of so-called "pay for delay" settlements hangs in the balance.
In a big win for the device industry, Senators voted overwhelmingly on a symbolic— but politically potent—motion to scrap the 2.3% device excise tax.
With sequester cuts taking effect and no sign of a deal to end them in sight, FDA stands to lose 5% of its 2013 budget—though coming five months into the Federal fiscal year, it will feel more like 9%—and while the agency has said it has no plans at present for layoffs, it's certain the approvals process will slow as the agency absorbs the loss.
Clinical Research Organizations, marketing research firms, accredited CME providers and lawyers look to be the big winners in CMS's Sunshine Act rule.
CMS issued its long-delayed final rule for collecting data on industry payments to physicians, ordering data collection to begin in August and asserting that the federal law preempts state laws.
For the drug industry, the big news in the "fiscal cliff" deal is that the next big congressional showdown—one that could have big implications for the healthcare industries—has been kicked down the road a couple months.
The November elections were arguably the most important for healthcare policy in 40 years, cementing, as they did, the Affordable Care Act by awarding President Obama a second term. But with all eyes glued to the drama at the top of the ticket, many missed a major Congressional upset that could have big implications for healthcare policy.
Amgen "marketed the spread" between the price practices pay for Aranesp and that patients pay as a means of driving sales—to the point of having speakers tell docs that they could make a million more each year by prescribing the Amgen anemia drug over its competitor, Procrit.