Pharma News

The latest developments from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, both innovator and generic-drug companies, and leading regulatory news.

GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) President of US Pharmaceuticals, Jack Bailey, has decided to step down from his role at the end of 2019. GSK has appointed Maya Martinez-Davis, currently Regional President, Latin America Region at EMD Serono, to succeed...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has announced that its Board of Directors has approved the planned transition of Reshma Kewalramani, MD, its current Chief Medical Officer, to become President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and to serve on Vertex’s Board...

Sosei Heptares, a Tokyo-headquartered pharmaceutical company, has entered into a strategic multi-target partnership with Takeda Pharmaceutical to discover, develop and commercialize small molecules and biologics that modulate G protein-coupled...

Pfizer has completed the closing of its joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that combines the companies’ respective consumer healthcare businesses. Pfizer owns a 32% equity stake in the joint venture and GSK 68%. The combined business, which...

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that it and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are publishing a Safe Importation Action Plan that outlines two potential pathways for the safe importation of certain drugs...

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a generic-drug company, has named its co-founders, Chirag Patel and Chintu Patel, as Co-Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), effective immediately with the company’s announcement of August 5, 2019. Chirag Patel and Chintu...