Recent Examples of pharma from the Web
The minimum tax is especially troublesome for tech and pharma companies that have large operations in such low-tax nations as Ireland.
At the same time, more than half the world’s large pharma companies are based here.
This is stuff that is already FDA approved, made by pharma companies.
Even so, the vote prompted speculation that a pharma price deal might be within reach.
Borges and his fellow proponents have argued the opposition is being bankrolled by big bad pharma.
On Sunday, reviled pharma bro and renowned douche canoe Martin Shkreli was temporarily suspended from Twitter for harassing Lauren Duca, a freelance reporter.
There are currently about 600 drugs under development at biotech and pharma companies.
Nonetheless, the expectations in the industry are high, reflected by the recent acquisition of Juno’s competitor Kite Pharma for $12 billion by the big pharma firm Gilead.
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Origin and Etymology of pharma
First Known Use: 1992See Words from the same year
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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