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Biopharm Company News
News from biopharmaceutical companies, including mergers, acquisitions, drug approvals, drug recalls.

MedImmune Acquires Definiens

November 4, 2014

MedImmune enters into an agreement to acquire the image analysis and data mining company.

Lilly to Close Manufacturing Facility in Puerto Rico

October 17, 2014

Lilly announces the closure of its Guayama, Puerto Rico manufacturing facility amid continued investments at other plants.

Sanofi Pasteur and Immune Design Collaborate to Develop Herpes Simplex Virus Therapy

October 16, 2014

Sanofi Pasteur and Immune Design agree to jointly develop therapies through Phase II clinical trials.

GSK Fined in China Bribery Scandal

September 19, 2014

GSK is found guilty of offering bribes to doctors and is fined $489 million.

Baxter Names New Biopharmaceutical Company Baxalta

September 17, 2014

Baxter announced that its new biopharmaceutical company will be named Baxalta when the company separates into two publicly traded companies in mid-2015.

AbbVie to Acquire Shire for $54.7 Billion

July 18, 2014

After rejecting several bids, Shire has agreed to a merger with AbbVie valued at almost $55 billion.

Roche to Acquire Seragon Pharmaceuticals

July 2, 2014

Genentech's $1.7 billion acquisition of Seargon Pharmaceutical includes portfolio of investigational next-generation oral selective estrogen receptor degraders.

PlantForm and PharmaPraxis Establish Joint Biosimilar Development Venture

July 2, 2014

PlantForm and PharmaPraxis announce plans to develop six biopharmaceutical targets for the Brazilian market.

Merck Collaborates with Bionomics on Alzheimer's Treatments

July 1, 2014

Merck funds Bionomics with $20 million to progress therapies for cognitive impairment caused by central nervous system disorders



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