Recent Examples of pharma from the Web
Blomkamp’s previous films, all set in South Africa, have dealt with class divisions, xenophobia, and pharma corruption, using Apartheid as an entry point for most of these issues.
Otherwise big pharma companies would not spend the money – $2.4 billion was spent on this kind of advertising in 2016.
Among that group, 47 took less than $800 from pharma after their service on the advisory panel.
As pharma companies underwrite three-fourths of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s budget for scientific reviews, the agency is increasingly fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and unproven health benefits.
The Carisma board chairman is Bruce Peacock, a former executives of Cephalon, Centocor, and other area pharma companies.
Novartis, one of the world’s largest pharma companies, said Cohen was hired to advise on how the Trump administration might approach health care policy.
Put another way, prices would continue to be largely set by pharma companies.
Sarepta is a contender, but so are the small biotech Solid Biosciences and pharma giant Pfizer.
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medical Definition of pharma
- But the rate at which pharmas have grown in size pales beside the acceleration of relevant scientific knowledge during the same period.
- —Science, 13 Apr. 2001
- Another issue pharma will face is an even more cost-conscious consumer as a result of insurers continuing to pass on additional costs to their members.
- —Shaun Urban, Medical Marketing and Media, February 2011
- The Medicare prescription drug benefit enacted in 2003, and scheduled to go into effect in 2006, promises a windfall for big pharma since it forbids the government from negotiating prices.
- —Marcia Angell, The New York Review of Books, 15 July 2004
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