LEGAL AND REGULATORY
Pfizer settles rebate suit; Sanofi moves to acquire Medivation; AstraZeneca sells US rights to gout drug
The Senate committee on Aging said Valeant's missteps go beyond price hikes and that its business model is fundamentally to blame.
Pearson expected to say price hikes were too aggressive; Collegium's painkiller receives full FDA approval; most hospitals stop advertising infant formula
FDA panel says Duchenne drug is not effective; Bill Ackman to appear before Senate committee investigating pricing issues; Daiichi Sankyo to open new headquarters
Sanofi is reportedly interested in buying Medivation; Sean Parker funds $250 million cancer research institute; FDA will review Merck's allergy biologic
The FDA advisory committee voted 12-1 against approving the therapy, citing safety issues and requesting more data.
California bill would require price disclosures; AbbVie's and Genentech's blood-cancer drug is approved; FDA expands metformin use
Analysts have estimated the drug could reach $2 billion in sales in the next four years.
The FTC asks for more info about Pfizer-Allergan deal; the FDA loosens guidelines for abortion-inducing drug; startup to deliver Truvada through an app
The American College of Physicians questioned the role direct-to-consumer advertising plays in contributing to prescription drug costs.
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- Amgen takes issue with yet-to-be published multiple-myeloma drug report
- How Watson for Oncology is advancing cancer care
- Creative partners should push pharma clients to tell better stories
- Retaining talent: How pharma can compete with Google