Botox heading to an arm near you – The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved Allergan‘s botulinum-based drug Botox to treat spasms of the elbow, wrist and fingers…more
Abbott to boost pipeline with Facet buy – Abbott says the acquisition will boost its early- and mid-stage pharmaceutical pipeline. The developer has its eyes on two primary therapeutic areas–immunology and oncology. The highest-priority program is daclizumab, a Phase II biologic for multiple sclerosis that will move into Phase III trials in Q2 of 2010. Facet is already partnered with Biogen Idec on the compound. The biotech also has oncology compounds for multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia in early to mid-stage trials…more
FDA panel gives (preliminary) green light to InterMune’s lung drug.
Jury verdict against Novartis for rep who claimed retaliation after taking maternity leave.
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More docs using e-Prescribing. Look for this to keep accelerating.
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