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Pfizer to Buy Wyeth for $68 Billion

Pfizer made it official this morning. The pharma giant acquired Wyeth for $50.19 a share or $68 billion in cash and stocks, and news of the merger sent ripples through the pharma industry: Pfizer Broadens Beyond Pills with $68 Billion Wyeth Buy: Pfizer has agreed to acquire Wyeth in a $68 billion deal that’s the […]
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Wyeth v. Levine: Inside the Preemption Case

Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the long-awaited preemption case, Wyeth v. Levine. For the first time, the highest court in the land is weighing in on whether federal approval of a drug preempts tort claims against a drugmaker, such as an injured consumer might bring in a state court. A decision for […]
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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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Simply Genius: Prix Galien USA 2008 (photos)

Click here to view a slideshow from Prix Galien 2008 The 2008 Prix Galien USA is in the books, and Pharm Exec was in attendance at New York’s Museum of Natural History to take in all the festivities. Pfizer, Merck, Alexion, Wyeth, and Celgene were all recognized for their work in advancing science in both […]
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