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Google launches health company Calico
By Associated Press | September 18, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Google says it has launched a new health company, called Calico, that will focus on aging and related diseases.
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House Democrats want tougher drug-tracking legislation
By Jonathan Block | June 04, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A U.S. House-passed bill to establish a national system for tracking pharmaceutical drugs through the supply chain to thwart counterfeit medicines faces opposition from some Democrats, who say they want a tougher bill.
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Cancer drug Avastin doesn't extend life for newly diagnosed brain tumor patients, studies find
By Marilynn Marchione / Associated Press | June 02, 2013
New research raises fresh questions about which cancer patients benefit from Avastin, a drug that lost its approval for treating breast cancer nearly two years ago.
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CEO jackpot | Industry executives continue to see big payouts despite spending declines and cost-cutting
By Melanie Evans | May 11, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals had a breakthrough year in 2012, and its top scientist, Dr. George Yancopoulos, led Modern Healthcare's list of the health industry's highest-paid execs for the year.
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Outliers: Breakthrough Prize winners make a splash
By Modern Healthcare | February 23, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences may not be the Nobel Prize, but the 11 inaugural winners aren't likely to complain. The researchers and scientists honored last week each get $3 million, more than twice the cash that comes with the Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology.
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FDA warns doctors of counterfeit Botox
By Associated Press | December 25, 2012
Federal regulators have warned more than 350 medical practices that Botox they may have received from a Canadian supplier is unapproved and could be counterfeit or unsafe.
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Doyle named to CFO post at Castlight
By Melanie Evans | November 15, 2012 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Castlight Health, a health benefits software company, named John Doyle to the newly created role of CFO.
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10 drugmakers team up to improve testing process
By Associated Press | September 19, 2012
Pharmaceutical industry heavyweights are teaming up to address a challenge that has long vexed drugmakers: how to improve the way experimental drugs are tested so they can get approved, and reach patients, faster.
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Boland to take over as president of Wheaton Franciscan's southern market, and other moves
By Modern Healthcare | September 08, 2012 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Susan Boland has been named president of the division of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare that includes the system's All Saints Hospital in Racine, Wis., succeeding Ken Buser, who is retiring. Boland is senior VP and COO at All Saints and will assume Buser's role as president of Wheaton...
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AstraZeneca hires Roche exec for CEO post
By Jaimy Lee | August 28, 2012 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
AstraZeneca, a London-based drugmaker, tapped Roche executive Pascal Soriot as CEO.
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