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PhRMA Launches New Innovation Hub to Highlight Biopharmaceutical Innovation

August 26, 2014 9:08 am | News | Comments

PhRMA launched a new Innovation Hub to showcase the latest data and research on innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry. The new Innovation Hub, accessible via www.Innovation.org, provides easy access to PhRMA resources related to the R&D process, the biopharmaceutical pipeline, and progress fighting diseases.

Lilly Announces Increased Access to Clinical Trials Data for Qualified Researchers

June 2, 2014 8:15 am | News | Comments

Eli Lilly and Company today announced it will begin sharing its clinical trial data with...

PhRMA Issues Statement on FDA Draft Guidance on Labeling for Products Approved Under the Accelerated Approval Pathway

May 30, 2014 3:53 pm | News | Comments

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Vice President of Scientific...

PhRMA President Issues Statement on Prescription Drug Costs

May 29, 2014 10:56 am | News | Comments

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) President and CEO John...

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PhRMA Issues Statement on Withdrawal of Patent Legislation from Senate Judiciary Committee Agenda

May 22, 2014 8:56 am | News | Comments

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Executive Vice President and General Counsel Mit Spears issued a statement on the patent legislation pending in the U.S. Senate.          

Bayer HealthCare Extends Access to Clinical Trial Data

May 14, 2014 10:38 am | News | Comments

By joining the portal, Bayer HealthCare is supporting efforts of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to increase the transparency of data from clinical studies. As a member company of the pharmaceutical trade associations EFPIA and PhRMA, Bayer is following their declared principles on responsible clinical trial data sharing.

Virginia Supporting Diversity in Clinical Trials

May 2, 2014 8:01 am | News | Comments

Gov. Terry McAuliffe this week announced the state's support for the "I'm In" campaign launched by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and the National Minority Quality Forum.         

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PhRMA Issues Statement on 2014 Special 301 Report

May 1, 2014 9:14 am | News | Comments

The Special 301 process garners the high-level attention from our trading partners necessary to redress intellectual property violations and market access concerns within individual markets and to send signals to other U.S. trading partners that protecting American intellectual property is important not only to the U.S. economy but also to patients across the globe.

Pfizer’s Ian Read Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman; Ken Frazier, George Scangos Assume New Posts

April 14, 2014 8:02 am | News | Comments

Ian C. Read, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Inc, was elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) at the trade association’s annual meeting. Also elected were Kenneth C. Frazier, chairman, president and CEO of Merck & Co, Inc., as chairman-elect of the PhRMA Board of Directors, and George A. Scangos, Ph.D., CEO of Biogen Idec, as Board treasurer.

National Campaign Launched To Help Increase Diversity In Clinical Trials

March 12, 2014 2:24 pm | News | Comments

The I'm In campaign will raise awareness about the importance of clinical research and encourage greater participation by diverse patient populations to help researchers develop potential new life-saving medicines.      

Partners in New NIH-Industry Project to Find Meds

February 4, 2014 1:43 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ten pharmaceutical companies, seven disease-related foundations, the drug industry's main trade group and two huge federal agencies have joined together in an unusual collaboration to share information and speed up creation and approval of new drugs needed by patients.

PhRMA Releases Statement on State of the Union Address

January 29, 2014 2:09 pm | News | Comments

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) President and CEO John J. Castellani issued the following statement regarding the President's State of the Union address.           

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More Than 450 Innovative Medicines in Development for Rare Diseases

October 8, 2013 8:01 am | News | Comments

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are developing 452 new medicines for rare diseases, including genetic disorders, neurological conditions, infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders, according to a new report released today by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

Principles for Responsible Clinical Trial Data Sharing to Benefit Patients

July 24, 2013 9:04 am | News | Comments

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) endorsed "Principles for Responsible Clinical Trial Data Sharing: Our Commitment to Patients and Researchers."

PhRMA Names New Head of Policy & Research Department

May 22, 2013 8:44 am | News | Comments

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today announced that Lori Reilly will become Executive Vice President of Policy and Research, effective June 7, 2013. She succeeds Rick Smith, who will retire after 11 years of service with PhRMA. Reilly will report directly to PhRMA President and CEO John Castellani and serve as a member of the PhRMA Management Committee.

Maine Governor: Clinical Drug Trials Save Lives

April 19, 2013 11:19 am | News | Comments

A new report says the more than 550 clinical trials of new medicines in Maine since 1999 support thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in federal and state taxes. Gov. Paul LePage was joined by business and drug industry leaders at Friday's news conference who presented the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's report.

Celgene's Robert J. Hugin Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman; Ian C. Read, Kenneth C. Frazier Assume New Posts

April 12, 2013 1:40 pm | News | Comments

Robert J. Hugin, chairman and CEO of Celgene Corporation, was elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today at the trade association's annual meeting. Also elected were Ian C. Read, president and CEO of Pfizer Inc, as chairman-elect of the PhRMA Board of Directors, and Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman, President and CEO of Merck & Co, Inc., as Board treasurer.

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Global Pharmaceutical Industry Calls for Broad-Based Cooperation to Fight Online Sales of Counterfeit Medicines Around the World

July 24, 2012 4:18 am | News | Comments

The global pharmaceutical industry has unveiled recommendations to tackle the growing public health threat of counterfeit or fake medicines. The industry's call for increased public awareness and crackdown on makers of the unsafe products comes as a group of private U.S. companies launches the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) initiative to target illegal Internet pharmacies.  

PhRMA Member Companies Invested $49.5B in Research and Development in 2011

April 13, 2012 4:17 am | News | Comments

Investment in research and development by members of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America remained strong at $49.5 billion in 2011, as the sector adapts to meet the challenges of evolving science, a changing marketplace and a difficult economic environment.  

Prescription Drug Data Mining Law Struck Down

June 24, 2011 4:40 am | by MARK SHERMAN,Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — States cannot stop drug manufacturers and data-mining companies from using information about the prescription drugs individual doctors like to prescribe, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Viehbacher Becomes New PhRMA Board Chairman

December 6, 2010 8:50 am | News | Comments

Christopher Viehbacher, chief executive officer of sanofi-aventis, became chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today upon the resignation of Jeffrey B. Kindler of Pfizer.

Nearly 400 Medicines and Vaccines in Development to Fight Infectious Diseases

September 10, 2010 4:53 am | News | Comments

Critical challenges remain in the centuries-old battles against infectious diseases, particularly as bacteria and viruses mutate and as the threat of bioterrorism grows

Pharmaceutical Companies in Four States Developing Most of Today's New Mental Illness Drugs

August 13, 2010 4:44 am | News | Comments

Pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies in New Jersey, California, New York and North Carolina are responsible for 192 of the 313 medicines in development today to treat mental illnesses, a new survey shows.

John J. Castellani to Lead PhRMA as New President and CEO

July 14, 2010 5:07 am | News | Comments

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today announced that John J. Castellani will assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2010. Mr. Castellani joins PhRMA after more than nine years as President and CEO of Business Roundtable, a leading association of corporate chief executive officers.

PhRMA Spent $7M on Lobbying in First Quarter

May 20, 2010 5:10 am | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — The pharmaceutical industry lobby spent $7 million in the first quarter as it lobbied the federal government on issues that included regulation of generic versions of biotech drugs, according to a recent federal filing.

The Influence Game: Drug lobby's health care win

March 29, 2010 4:42 am | by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. drug industry fended off price curbs and other hefty restrictions in President Barack Obama's health care law even as it prepares for plenty of new business when an estimated 32 million uninsured Americans gain health coverage.

PhRMA Statement on Health Care Reform

March 22, 2010 4:29 am | News | Comments

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) issued the following statement on passage of comprehensive health care reform and accompanying reconciliation legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives:

Pfizer's Kindler Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman

March 19, 2010 4:36 am | News | Comments

Jeffrey B. Kindler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer, was elected board chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today at the trade association's annual meeting.

PhRMA Spent $6.3M Lobbying in the Fourth Quarter

March 11, 2010 4:11 am | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pharmaceutical industry's main trade group spent $6.3 million in the fourth quarter lobbying Congress, the White House and multiple government agencies on health care provisions and related issues, according to a quarterly disclosure report.

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