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Jun 20, 2016, 05:37 ET New Video: Science of Hope: Learning from setbacks

America's biopharmaceutical research companies are committed to developing new treatments and cures that improve health and save patient lives. Jen...


Jun 16, 2016, 09:00 ET New Video: Empowering consumers and improving access to out-of-pocket cost information

A well-informed consumer is an engaged and empowered patient. One policy solution for delivering innovative treatments to patients is to engage and...


Jun 14, 2016, 09:00 ET PhRMA Releases New Researcher Stories as Part of "From Hope to Cures" Advertising Campaign

 The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today released new advertising as part of its "From Hope to Cures" campaign,...


Jun 13, 2016, 08:00 ET PhRMA spotlights the science of hope

 Today, PhRMA is excited to continue spotlighting the Science of Hope by America's biopharmaceutical industry. This effort includes a new...


Jun 02, 2016, 09:00 ET New report: Decade of breakthroughs in cancer

The pace of science is yielding remarkable innovation for cancer patients as we learn more about the underlying factors driving the spread and...


May 17, 2016, 09:00 ET New Report: Nearly 4.5 Million U.S. Jobs and $1.2 Trillion Economic Output Supported by Biopharmaceutical Sector in 2014

 The biopharmaceutical industry supported nearly 854,000 direct jobs and another 3.5 million jobs and more than $1.2 trillion in economic...


May 12, 2016, 12:00 ET Las Compañías Miembros de PhRMA Invirtieron $58,8 Billones en I&D en 2015

 Las compañías miembros de la Empresa de Investigación y Fabricantes de Farmacéutica  de América (PhRMA)...


May 12, 2016, 12:00 ET PhRMA Member Companies Invested $58.8 Billion in R&D in 2015

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's (PhRMA) member companies invested an estimated $58.8 billion in research and development...


May 09, 2016, 08:00 ET PhRMA and The ALS Association Report More Than 560 Medicines in Development for Rare Diseases

 America's biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing more than 560 medicines for patients with rare diseases, according to...


May 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Lauren Levinson Named PhRMA Vice President of Communications

 The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today announced Lauren Levinson joined the organization as vice president of...


Apr 18, 2016, 08:30 ET PhRMA Releases New Patient Stories as Part of "From Hope to Cures" Advertising Campaign

 The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today released new advertising as part of its "From Hope to Cures" campaign,...


Apr 15, 2016, 08:30 ET New report confirms competitive market works; Net prices for medicines increased just 2.8 percent in 2015

Despite misleading claims made about spending on new innovative treatments and cures, another report confirms how the competitive biopharmaceutical...


Apr 14, 2016, 12:00 ET New Video: Targeting the immune system, not the tumor

One of the most exciting areas of cancer research today is immuno-oncology. Immuno-oncology is based on the concept of harnessing the body's own...


Apr 05, 2016, 09:00 ET PPA connects nearly 10 million people; Celebrates 11th anniversary and launches mobile app

 Today, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) celebrates 11 years of helping people who are struggling with affordable access to...


Mar 23, 2016, 09:00 ET What Part D Extra Help means to patients like Diane

As part of our Medicare Monday series, we have looked at how changes to Medicare Part D's Extra Help program, also known as the...


Mar 18, 2016, 09:00 ET 3 things to know about the government's Medicare payment change

 Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed demonstration through the Innovation Center to change...


Mar 16, 2016, 09:30 ET Research doesn't end on a medicine's approval

Research is a critical part of the development of new medicines, but it doesn't stop once the medicine is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug...


Mar 10, 2016, 16:00 ET Biogen CEO George A. Scangos Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman

Today, at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Board Meeting, new officers were elected to the board of directors....


Mar 10, 2016, 08:45 ET PhRMA Releases New Policy Solutions for Delivering Innovative Treatments to Patients

 Today, at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) 2016 Annual Meeting, PhRMA president and CEO Stephen J. Ubl...


Mar 10, 2016, 08:30 ET PhRMA Applauds 2016 We Work For Health Champion Award Winners

 Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) honored 13 employees from 12 biopharmaceutical companies as "We Work...


Mar 07, 2016, 09:00 ET PhRMA and National Osteoporosis Foundation Release Report on Medicines in Development for Osteoporosis

 America's biopharmaceutical research companies are working to advance the treatment of osteoporosis with nine medicines in development,...


Feb 29, 2016, 13:05 ET Advancing the science for patients with rare diseases

When you have a loved one with a rare disease, the importance of persevering to find new, innovative treatments takes on new meaning. This year on...


Feb 25, 2016, 14:48 ET New report celebrates a decade of progress in chronic diseases

In the last 10 years, incredible progress has been made by the biopharmaceutical industry in the treatment of chronic diseases. With about half of...


Feb 12, 2016, 09:30 ET Patients and researchers say "We're fighting back" in new "From Hope to Cures" ads

Earlier this week, PhRMA launched new advertising as part of its "From Hope to Cures" campaign highlighting the value biopharmaceutical innovation...


Feb 08, 2016, 10:45 ET PhRMA "From Hope to Cures" Campaign Unveils New Patient and Researcher Stories

 The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today unveiled new advertising as part of its "From Hope to Cures" campaign,...