5 billion, including the costs of failures, based on the Herper
observed about such cases, "copycat drugs may have trouble making a dent, lowering drug costs for the system as a whole, or hurting established players.
cites Eli Lilly's blood thinner Effient as an example of a drug for which the FDA had difficulty convening a panel.
12, 13 (1995); Matthew Herper
, Money Won't Buy You Happiness, FORBES, Sept.
, "Former FDA Chief Denies Financial Conflicts," Forbes, 28 September 2005, accessed 4 October 2005, <http://www.
Topol, "Failing the Public Health--Rofecoxib, Merck, and the FDA" (2004) 351 New England Journal of Medicine 1707; Editorial, "Vioxx: an unequal partnership between safety and efficacy" (2004) 364 The Lancet 1287; Matthew Herper
& Robert Langreth, "Merck's Missing Vioxx Study", online: Forbes <http://www.
Chomsky, Noam, Cartesian Linguistics, Nueva York, Herper
& Row, 1966.
& Row's six-figure contract with Gorbachev shows how times have changed.
Forbes has always covered the bad and good in healthcare, from the shortcomings of our current system to the promise of disruptive technologies and transformative ideas," said Matthew Herper
, Forbes Senior Editor, Science & Medicine.
See Matthew Herper
, The Best Drug Companies Of All Time, Forbes (Aug.
Science writer Matthew Herper
points out that the new companion test for ALK (made by Vysis, a division of Abbott) costs around $1500 per patient.
Robert Langreth & Matthew Herper
, States Crack Down on Online Gene Tests, FORBES.