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Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
March 7, 2014
After a rancorous debate that has frayed the seemingly monolithic posture of the pharma industry and raised fundamental issues about transparency, Johnson & Johnson recently struck a noteworthy deal with a group of Yale University researchers to…  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
January 24, 2014
When is a patent settlement between drug makers a legitimate deal and not the equivalent of a bribe? This is a question that authorities on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean have been trying to answer for the past few years with varying degrees of suc…  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
November 13, 2013
Can FDA get tough?  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
October 9, 2013
GSK’s travails in China  Read More »
Ed Silverman , Contributing Editor
September 5, 2013
What’s holding up e-serialization this time?  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
July 17, 2013
Who gets access?  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
June 5, 2013
There was a time when Merck was synonymous with innovative medicine. Now, though, the drug maker gets high marks for innovative marketing, but not much more. Consider the recent FDA approval of a new combination cholesterol pill that, instead of offe…  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
April 3, 2013
SCOTUS to listen to state vs. federal pre-emption case on drug safety  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
March 6, 2013
GSK, PhRMA in policy split  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
January 22, 2013
Off-label promotion or free speech?  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
November 9, 2012
Could a meningitis outbreak have been prevented?  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
October 11, 2012
How fast is too fast for drug approvals?  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
September 6, 2012
Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
July 18, 2012
The Middle Kingdom discovers compulsory licensing  Read More »
Ed Silverman, Contributing Editor
May 30, 2012
BMS fraudster pens his penalty  Read More »

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