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phar·ma

(fahr'mă),
The pharmaceutical industry, globally, in a colloquial usage. Term is both noun and adjective.

Pharma

The colloquial name for the pharmaceutical industry. The largest companies in the industry, in terms of market capitalization, are sometimes referred to as “Big Pharma.”
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The program now must be rapidly expanded; thus, we are delighted to have Schwarz Pharma as a partner.
Q Pharma remains under the same ownership and senior management team.
Faced with failing growth, Big Pharma is expected to pursue strategic options including operational cost efficiencies, M&A with other Big Pharma companies, biotech, Mid Pharma CNS players and/or generics manufacturers and acquisitional moves outside of 'pharma space' to increase presence in medical devices, diagnostics and consumer healthcare.
Factors that might cause MGI PHARMA's results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the ability of MGI PHARMA to continue to increase sales of its marketed products, the ability to successfully commercialize Saforis[TM] / the ability for MGI PHARMA to respond to the FDA's approvable letter, the successful completion of clinical trials for the Company's other product candidates, and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in MGI PHARMA's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its most recently filed Form 10-K and Form 10-Q.
Alfacell will retain ownership of all intellectual property relating to ONCONASE and responsibility for all regulatory filings with EMEA in the European Union (EU), with GENESIS Pharma providing assistance in the non-EU countries included in this agreement.
We and our partner HELSINN are pleased with the results of these phase 3 trials of Aloxi and believe that they describe a product profile with an extended period of activity," said Lonnie Moulder, President and Chief Executive Officer of MGI PHARMA.
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IDM Pharma currently has 5 products in clinical development.
Nutra Pharma is the perfect adopter for WE," explained Leonard Sonnenschein, President of the World Aquarium.
The Dealmaking: Review and Forecast session (Monday, 13:30-15:00) will explore the new deal structures, such as split in indications, which are emerging in the life science between biotech and pharma businesses.
Action Pharma A/S has a pipeline with 8 drug candidates in different stages of drug development.
amp; KONSTANZ, Germany -- ALTANA Pharma today announced that it will realign several components of its US pharmaceutical business.