Lauren Lewis Becomes Managing Director and Nicholas Megjugorac, PhD Moves to Head of Strategy New York (February 4, 2016) — McCann Health North America today announced that Mark Willmann, currently Executive Vice President, Managing Director, has been appointed President, McCann Torre Lazur (MTL), A McCann Health Company. Two MTL senior executives will also take on new […]

PulseCX announced today that Ed Nathan has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Chief Creative Officer.

FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that, effective March 10, 2016, current Chairman and CEO John C. Martin, PhD will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the company. John F. Milligan, PhD, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to CEO and appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. […]

Add Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders to the list of U.S. senators seeking to delay Robert Califf, MD, from becoming FDA commissioner. Sanders, D-VT, said Tuesday that he was joining Sen. Edward Markey, D-MA, to place a “hold” on a Senate floor vote. Sanders said he was concerned over what he described as Califf’s close […]

Hixson Named Sr. Medical Director/Neurologist for FreshBlood’s Consortium San Francisco, CA, Jan 13, 2016 — FreshBlood Health Market Consultants, a unique, on-demand creative consultancy comprised of senior-level management consultants and communications specialists in the healthcare industry, has continued to expand its clinical capabilities and scientific expertise with the addition of highly regarded neurologist, John Hixson, […]

Intouch Solutions Promotes Four; New Senior VP at GA Communications Group

Bayer has appointed Habib Dable as president of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the U.S.-based division of the global company’s pharma business. Dable reports to Philip Blake, who assumed the role of head of region Americas for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and continues leading U.S. corporate functions as senior Bayer rep in the United States, a position he has held since 2012.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday it has named a new acting director of its select agent program following a string of lab incidents involving dangerous pathogens. The agency, which has pledged to overhaul its lab safety programs, said Dr. Robbin Weyant, who formerly led the agency’s select agent program, […]

Company Also Bolsters Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board with Outstanding Leaders BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SQZ Biotech (SQZ) announced today a partnership with Roche to develop a cell therapy platform that would empower a patient’s own immune cells to fight a broad range of cancers. The deal leverages SQZ’s pioneering technology to engineer B cells as […]

November 24, 2015By Mark Terry, Breaking News Staff   Now that the Pfizer (PFE)-Allergan (AGN) merger is official, the company and analysts are looking at details about the merged company splitting into two or more companies. This isn’t exactly new thinking. All throughout the three weeks of rumors, the idea that the new mega-company […]