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Pharma Industry Booming in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe’s pharmaceutical market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of more than 10 percent to be worth more than $41 billion by 2014, according to a report from globalbusinessinsights.com. The highest sales are expected to be seen in the cardiovascular market ($7.8 billion), followed by alimentary canal and metabolic disorders ($6 billion). According […]
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Will Healthcare Reform Pay Off?

Written by Jordan Melnick Members of Congress are in for a hard landing when they get back from recess in early September. After four weeks at home in their districts, the debate will heat up again as they resume the arduous process of crafting the biggest piece of President Obama’s domestic agenda. With the president […]
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Adverse Event Reports Go Digital Only

Image via Wikipedia FDA, this morning, walked media through its proposed regulations requiring that pharma companies submit post-market adverse event reports through an electronic format. This is being done to help eliminate time and cost wasted on paper submissions. “This change will enhance FDA’s ability to rapidly identify new safety concerns and share safety information […]
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Pharma Accused of Keeping Good Generics Down

Image via Wikipedia The European Commission has accused the pharmaceutical industry of delaying the entry of generic drugs to the market. As a result, it intends to step up its scrutiny of the sector under EU antitrust law. “We must have more competition and less red tape in pharmaceuticals,” claimed Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes. “The […]
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Moving On + Up

Promotions and hires for September 26, 2008: Merck named Barry J. Goldstein, M.D., vice president of clinical development for diabetes and obesity Sanofi-Aventis announced that Chris Viehbacher will succeed current CEO Gerard Le Fur in December GlaxoSmithKline named Ellen Strahlman chief medical officer Questcor Pharmaceuticals appointed Gary Sawka CFO Encorium appointed David Ginsberg president and […]
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