How pharma, under attack from all sides, keeps winning in Washington

16 July 2019 - It does not seem to matter how angrily President Trump tweets, how pointedly House Speaker Nancy ...

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Rick Scott: PhRMA hasn't provided 'a single answer' on lower drug prices

15 July 2019 - Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) is calling out the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), accusing ...

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Drug makers boost prices up to 909%, defying political pressure

10 July 2019 - Bipartisan efforts to lower drug prices in Washington have not prevented drugmakers from going about their ...

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GSK welcomes the UK trial of subscription-style payment system for pharma companies to incentivise creation of new antibiotics

9 July 2019 - GSK is committed to tackling antimicrobial resistance as part of a sustained, multi-stakeholder response to this global ...

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Plan on more pharma mega-mergers

6 July 2019 - With a drought in new blockbuster drugs, generating growth has become a challenge. ...

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Trump's bully pulpit didn’t stop drug price hikes

3 July 2019 - Pharmaceutical companies are raising prices again, and it will take more than a presidential tweet storm to ...

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Innovation prizes to support cell and gene therapy

2 July 2019 - Personalised cell and gene therapy represent a fundamental therapeutic revolution.  ...

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Drug prices in 2019 are surging, with hikes at 5 times inflation

1 July 2019 - More than 3,400 drugs have boosted their prices in the first six months of 2019, an increase ...

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It’s a big week for debates about drug prices, whether pharma likes it or not

25 June 2019 - This week’s Democratic primary debates are likely to spotlight health care issues ranging from “Medicare for ...

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How big pharma suppresses ‘biosimilars’

23 June 2019 - Deals with insurers and pharmacy benefit managers at patient and taxpayer expense. ...

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Azar's plan to tie U.S. drug prices to foreign ones will impact investments in R&D

21 June 2019 - Americans, be they Republicans or Democrats, are outraged by the rising cost of prescription drugs.  ...

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Drug pricing should reflect value, not recoupment of investment

20 June 2019 - The other day I was reading a piece on reframing the conversation on drug pricing. I ...

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Sustainable discovery and development of antibiotics — is a non-profit approach the future?

19 June 2019 - Shifting to a nonprofit-driven model for development of antibiotics could encourage discovery and development of truly needed ...

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Drug prices and innovation

20 June  2019 - The crisis in drug pricing has reached global proportions.  ...

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Pharma blockchains AI for drug development

15 June 2019 - The venture would allow AI to be trained on millions of datapoints across databases from several drug ...

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