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Scientist Convicted of Stealing Merck Drugs
SHANGHAI—A Chinese scientist employed by one of the country's primary pharmaceutical research firms was found guilty of stealing and selling patented medical compounds owned by Merck & Co., according to a court document. The Shanghai Pudong ...
Geisinger and Merck to Collaborate on Multi-year Effort to Improve Patient ...
BUSINESS WIRE)--Geisinger Health System and Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced a new multi-year collaboration designed to improve patient health outcomes by focusing on innovative solutions ... Such ...
Merck and AstraZeneca Agree to Amend Partnership
The updated agreement provides that AstraZeneca will not exercise its option to acquire Merck's remaining interest in AZLP in 2012 and provides AstraZeneca a new option to acquire Merck's partnership interest in June 2014. ... Such statements may ...
FDA Rejects Ariad/Merck Sarcoma Pill, Wall Street Unfazed
When the FDA gave the thumbs-down last night to ridaforolimus (Taltorvic)—a drug being co-developed by Ariad Pharmaceuticals and Merck to treat metastatic soft-tissue sarcoma or bone sarcoma—investors barely flinched. Shares of Cambridge, MA-based ...
Implications of statute of limitations rulings in mortgage-backed securities cases
The shift began with the Supreme Court's decision in Merck & Co. v. ... In Merck, the Supreme Court established a new test for measuring the statute of limitations for claims under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Vaccines for US children may not be properly stored, study finds
Free vaccines meant for children as part of a U.S. government program may have been stored at the wrong temperature, which could make them less effective, according to a report released on Wednesday.
EMD Serono, Inc. Strengthens Leadership Teams with New Appointments
BUSINESS WIRE)--EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today the appointments of Allene Diaz, Senior Vice President, Head of US Oncology; Evan Lippman, Senior Vice President of Neurodegenerative ... He comes from ...
Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Fasting for Ramadan in India and Malaysia Were ...
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study published today in Current Medical Research & Opinion (CMRO) showed that people with type 2 diabetes who chose to fast during Ramadan and were switched to MSD's JANUVIA (sitagliptin) ...
Laying Sleep Disorders to Rest
By inhibiting wakefulness rather than enhancing sleepiness, reportedly without the side effects connected with top-selling medicines, an experimental late-stage insomnia drug by Merck & Co. holds potential for reshaping the sleep disorder medicine market.
Adding .app to the Internet
There are several applications for the extension .merck, a name used by two drug makers, Merck KGaA of Germany and Merck & Co. of the United States. There are also two bidders for the .guardian name - The Guardian newspaper of Britain and Guardian ...