Click to download the PDF to view the full issue Pharma Dilip Shanghvi is named chairman of the board of directors, Taro Pharmaceutical Industries. Mr. Shanghvi was previously board chairman from September 2010 until his resignation from the board in April 2012. Additionally, James Kedrowski has retired as the company’s interim CEO, and Kal Sundaram […]

Click to download the PDF to view the full issue The annual number of new drug approvals globally to treat neglected diseases has nearly doubled in recent years, with HIV/AIDS and malaria drugs accounting for 60 percent of the most recent approvals, according to research by The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development. […]

Click to download the PDF to view the full issue The most-recognized gastrointestinal brand in North America is Prilosec. The brand was most recognized by 11.5 percent of physicians in a survey conducted by Brand Institute Inc. during the first quarter of 2013. Prilosec, comprising omeprazole, is marketed by AstraZeneca (astrazeneca.com). The drug was first approved […]

Click to download the PDF to view the full issue Top 100 Med Sales Layout (Excel Document) Top 100 Medicine Highlights Humira claimed the worldwide sales crown from long-time champion Lipitor; the top three products are biologics for various forms of inflammatory diseases; three cancer agents from Roche place amongst the top 10 drugs. 2012 […]

Top 100 Biotechnology Companies

Biotech industry growth is bolstered by increased R&D spending, an upswing of approved first-in-class medicines, elevated Wall Street valuations, and continued forging of pipeline alliances with Big Pharma.

Click to download the PDF to view the full issue With billions of dollars of sales lost to nonadherence, the pharma industry has launched its own efforts to help boost adherence; but listen to what these patients say about why pharma is still missing the mark. The figure is staggering: medication nonadherence costs the pharma […]