ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

The blogopharmasphere?

This year has been a busy one for Big Pharma: Billion dollar legal settlements, game-changing mergers, and labor cutbacks of epic proportions have kept the industry (and industry watchers) off balance for much of 2009. But all the turmoil hasn't stopped a few of Big Pharma's giants from communicating directly with the internet-browsing public through official blogs of their own. The newest addition to the Big Pharma blogosphere is AstraZeneca's linkurl:__AZ Health Connections__,;http://www.azh

Bob Grant
Bob Grant

Bob Grant is Editor in Chief of The Scientist, where he started in 2007 as a Staff Writer.

View full profile.


Learn about our editorial policies.

This year has been a busy one for Big Pharma: Billion dollar legal settlements, game-changing mergers, and labor cutbacks of epic proportions have kept the industry (and industry watchers) off balance for much of 2009. But all the turmoil hasn't stopped a few of Big Pharma's giants from communicating directly with the internet-browsing public through official blogs of their own. The newest addition to the Big Pharma blogosphere is AstraZeneca's linkurl:__AZ Health Connections__,;http://www.azhealthconnections.com/ which just threw its hat into the ring in the middle of last month and has about five posts archived on the site. "Health affects us all," the first entry, posted on the 16th of October reads, "and we feel it's important that we join the community of doctors, nurses, patients, policymakers, pundits and consumers who are engaging in constructive debate and conversation." But in __AZ Heath Connections__' latest linkurl:entry,;http://www.azhealthconnections.com/azhealthconnections/2009/11/pharmexecblogsandrew-sheivachmanhas-publishedone-of-the-first-stories-related-to-the-launch-of-our-blog-httpblogph.html posted last Friday, the blog finds itself...

Interested in reading more?

Become a Member of

Receive full access to more than 35 years of archives, as well as TS Digest, digital editions of The Scientist, feature stories, and much more!
Already a member?
ADVERTISEMENT