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THE 2021 CLINICAL DISCLOSURE VIRTUAL
THE 2021 CLINICAL DISCLOSURE VIRTUAL
May 11-12, 2021
Sophisticated and fully interactive conference experience, leverage best practices, networking and on-demand sessions will be available in one place, at the touch of a button.

Discover how Clinical Data Disclosure, Transparency & Plain Language Summaries Virtual Platform will elev...

Pharma Manufacturing Automation 2021
PHARMA MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION 2021
May 18-19, 2021
As the use of the robotics in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry increases rapidly, it’s important to consider the benefits of the latest technologies for manufacturers, researchers and scientists. The advantages include greater speed and accuracy, more flexibility and more reliability ...

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As the closely-watched opioid litigation in Ohio nears its first trial, Endo has struck a 10 million dollars settlement and Allergan is said to be nearing its own deal. Endo unveiled a 10 million dollars agreement Tuesday that would resolve lawsuits from Ohios Cuyahoga and Summit counties. Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal reports Allergan is negotiating a $5 million deal with the same counties. The two counties' claims were chosen for a bellwether trial in the national opioid litigation co...

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Allergan has confirmed it will hive off two drugs so that AbbVies 63 billion dollars takeover offer could pass U.S. antitrust scrutiny. But recent regulatory decision and indecision on pharma deals has analysts worried whether that would be enough. In an investor Q and A published Tuesday, Allergan said it will sell brazikumab and Zenpep as part of the merger process, “irrespective of whether such divestitures are required by the regulators.” Those two have been suspected for-sale ta...

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EVENTS

THE 2021 CLINICAL DISCLOSURE VIRTUAL
THE 2021 CLINICAL DISCLOSURE VIRTUAL
May 11-12, 2021
Sophisticated and fully interactive conference experience, leverage best practices, networking and on-demand sessions will be available in one place, at the touch of a button.

Discover how Clinical Data Disclosure, Transparency & Plain Language Summaries Virtual Platform will elev...

Pharma Manufacturing Automation 2021
PHARMA MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION 2021
May 18-19, 2021
As the use of the robotics in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry increases rapidly, it’s important to consider the benefits of the latest technologies for manufacturers, researchers and scientists. The advantages include greater speed and accuracy, more flexibility and more reliability ...