October 1, 2014: It’s never been hotter to do biotech business in Texas. Boasting 3,600 firms engaged in biotech R&D and manufacturing, the state has seen itself become the “Third Coast” of biotech as companies flock to do deals in the tax-friendly climate and pro-business environment.
September 30, 2014: Baxter International said Monday it will form a new global innovation and research and development (R&D) center in Cambridge, Mass., for its biopharmaceuticals business, which will eventually employee 400 workers.
September 30, 2014: Johnson & Johnson has officially acquired Alios BioPharma for $1.7 billion in cash. The acquisition will come with Alios’ portfolio of potential therapeutics for viral infections.
September 30, 2014: In a new 60-second ad, Pfizer aims to educate people on the benefits of Viagra through unlikely candidates -- women. During the commercial, a middle-aged woman reclines on a bed in a tropical setting to discuss the problems that occur when a male is impotent.