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Mar 03, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Partnership for Prescription Assistance Relaunches Website with New Features for Patients and Caregivers

Today, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA), a nationwide effort sponsored by America's biopharmaceutical research companies, unveiled...

Feb 27, 2015, 12:56 ET
How patients with high cholesterol save with Medicare Part D.

PhRMA: Medicare Part D & Adherence Help High Cholesterol Patients Save

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three American adults has high cholesterol. For those struggling with high...

Feb 25, 2015, 14:21 ET
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New Report: Transforming Rare Disease Patients' Lives Through Innovation

 Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) released a new report, "A Decade of Innovation in Rare Diseases," to...

Feb 18, 2015, 14:19 ET
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PhRMA Foundation Launches New Web Platform to Support Researchers in Developing Life-Saving, Cost-Effective Medicines

 Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation announced the launch of its new platform,...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Report: Decades of Drug Research Failures and Successes Transform Hepatitis C from Incurable to Curable Disease

 Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) released a new report, "Twenty-Five Years of Progress Against...

Oct 14, 2014, 12:35 ET
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PhRMA Launches AccessBetterCoverage.org

Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) launched Access Better Coverage.org, a new website designed to educate...

Oct 07, 2014, 13:59 ET
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New Report: Past Drug Failures Help Create the War on Cancer's Next Successes

 Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) released a new report, "Researching Cancer Medicines: Setbacks and...

Oct 06, 2014, 14:07 ET
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Nearly 800 New Medicines in Development to Help in the Fight Against Cancer

America's biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing nearly 800 new medicines and vaccines for cancer, according to a new report...

Oct 03, 2014, 15:47 ET
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PhRMA Launches "I'm Not Average" Campaign to Highlight the Stories of Cancer Survivors

 Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) launched a campaign, called "I Am Not Average," to share inspirational...

Apr 12, 2013, 11:30 ET
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Celgene's Robert J. Hugin Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman; Ian C. Read, Kenneth C. Frazier Assume New Posts

Robert J. Hugin, chairman and CEO of Celgene Corporation, was elected chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)...

Apr 11, 2013, 11:06 ET
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America's Biopharmaceutical Companies' Commitment to Research Remains Strong Despite Challenges

PhRMA Member Companies Invested $48.5 Billion in R&D in 2012          Investment in research...

Mar 25, 2013, 13:30 ET
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Texas Research Institutions Conducted Over 8,200 Clinical Trials of Medicines Since 1999

 Working in collaboration with university medical schools and science centers, local hospitals and clinical research facilities, America's...

Mar 11, 2013, 11:21 ET
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Biologics Research Promises to Bolster Future of Medicine

More Than 900 Biologic Medicines and Vaccines in Development   America's biopharmaceutical companies are using biological...

Jan 17, 2013, 11:25 ET
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Robust Biopharmaceutical Pipeline Offers New Hope for Patients

Report underscores value of innovation for patients with unmet medical needs  The biopharmaceutical pipeline is innovative and robust,...

Sep 12, 2012, 15:00 ET
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PhRMA Statement on Proposed Changes to Medicaid in Louisiana

 Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Senior Vice President Matthew Bennett issued the following statement today on...

Sep 07, 2012, 11:03 ET

Researchers and Patient Advocates Honored with PhRMA Award

Recipients recognized for outstanding contributions to the fight against Alzheimer's disease  The Pharmaceutical Research and...

Jul 23, 2012, 16:44 ET

Global pharmaceutical industry calls for broad-based cooperation to fight online sales of counterfeit medicines around the world

-- Four major pharmaceutical associations issue joint policy statement to crack down on counterfeits from illicit Internet pharmacies and...

Jun 15, 2012, 12:02 ET

New Report Shows Ohio Clinical Trials Benefit Patients, the Economy and Science

 Working in collaboration with Ohio's university medical schools and science centers, hospitals and clinical research organizations, the...

May 17, 2012, 13:39 ET

New Study Details Foreign Efforts To Lure Biopharmaceutical Companies

Despite increasing budget pressures, countries around the world are making substantial investments in pro-innovation policies and programs to lure...

Apr 13, 2012, 11:30 ET
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Lilly's John Lechleiter Becomes PhRMA Board Chairman; Robert J. Hugin, Ian Read Assume New Posts

  BOSTON, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., chairman, president and CEO of Eli Lilly and...