Aggressive treatment of blood pressure reduces deaths; AstraZeneca's experimental lupus drug cut disease activity in trial; Sophiris Bio reports results for enlarged prostate drug
GSK partners with other drugmakers to bolster pipeline; Pfizer makes deal in South Africa for Prevnar 13; the FDA issues guidance on HIV biologic development
Therapy and low-dose drugs found to aid schizophrenia patients more than just antipsychotics; Clinton calls for investigations into drug price increases; Bayer issues RFP for AOR for consumer care brands
The NIH plans to fund fewer but more meaningful studies; the FDA asks for more data about AstraZeneca diabetes drug; payers continue to deny coverage for new hep.-C treatments
Lilly stops trial for experimental heart drug; Turing misses deadline to respond to lawmakers about price increase of Daraprim; the FDA expands indication for Opdivo
Califf reportedly removes name from research questioning FDA oversight of clinical trials; Express Scripts to cover both PCSK9 inhibitors; trial for experimental cancer drug halted after patient death
A GSK manager said that bringing digital devices to clinical trials could lower the cost of bringing medicines to patients.
By equipping patients with biosensors, wearable devices and mobile apps, clinical R&D teams have the opportunity to gain unprecedented insight about the patient experience.
PhRMA hires Ubl as CEO; two drugs report superior results in kidney-cancer trials compared to the standard of care; Novo Nordisk's shares rise on Tresiba approval
Craig Rothenberg joined Turing as its first comms chief less than two months ago.