pharma
The Growth of Iowa Biotech
The Growth of Iowa Biotech
Jenny Rood | Aug 1, 2016
The state’s industry draws inspiration from medicine as well as agriculture.
$1.5 Billion Pharma Buyout for Leukemia Drug
$1.5 Billion Pharma Buyout for Leukemia Drug
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2016
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is set to purchase Celator to acquire an experimental treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.
Shire Buys Rare Disease Drug Developer
Shire Buys Rare Disease Drug Developer
Tracy Vence | Nov 2, 2015
The Irish drugmaker is set to acquire the Massachusetts-based Dyax in a $5.9 billion deal.
Daraprim Alternative
Daraprim Alternative
Tracy Vence | Oct 22, 2015
A specialty pharmaceuticals company announces plans to produce a toxoplasmosis drug containing the same active ingredient as the pill at the center of an ongoing drug-pricing controversy.
Biotech Stocks Take a Hit
Biotech Stocks Take a Hit
Kerry Grens | Sep 30, 2015
Some say the biotech bubble has burst over concerns that drug prices are too high—and may soon be regulated.
TS Picks: September 8, 2015
TS Picks: September 8, 2015
Jef Akst | Sep 8, 2015
Pharma edition
Hearing Help
Hearing Help
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2015
For decades, the only remedies for hearing loss were devices such as hearing aids or cochlear implants. Now, the first pharmaceutical treatments may be on the way.
 
Valeant Scoops Sprout for $1 Billion
Valeant Scoops Sprout for $1 Billion
Tracy Vence | Aug 24, 2015
The Canadian pharmaceutical firm is buying the American drugmaker behind the newly approved “female Viagra.”
Legionnaires’ Bacteria at GSK
Legionnaires’ Bacteria at GSK
Jef Akst | Aug 14, 2015
GlaxoSmithKline temporarily shuts down a manufacturing plant in North Carolina after Legionella bacteria are detected in two external cooling towers.
Teva Buys Allergan Generics for $40.5 Billion
Teva Buys Allergan Generics for $40.5 Billion
Tracy Vence | Jul 27, 2015
Meanwhile, Allergan acquires drug developer Naurex in a $560 million deal.