Drug developer Pfizer Inc. said Monday that it named George A. Lorch as its new chairman of the board of directors, one week following the abrupt resignation of CEO Jeffrey B. Kindler.
A U.S. embassy cable released by the WikiLeaks website says drug maker Pfizer Inc. hired investigators to uncover "corruption links" to Nigeria's former attorney general to stop federal cases against it over a 1996 drug study in which 11 children died.
Drug maker Pfizer Inc. hired investigators to uncover "corruption links" to Nigeria's embattled former attorney general in an attempt to stop federal cases over a 1996 drug study, according to a U.S. embassy cable released Friday by WikiLeaks.
Pfizer Inc. may be the world's biggest drugmaker, but new CEO Ian Read is taking charge at a trying time for the company, and he will have to deal with a declining share price, repeated failures of potential new products and expirations of patents on key drugs.
Pfizer Inc. said Thursday it is halting a late-stage study of its highly anticipated blood thinner apixaban, due to dangerous bleeding among patients with a history of heart disease.
Pfizer Inc. says it is halting a key study of its experimental blood thinner, apixaban, because of dangerous bleeding among patients with a history of heart disease.
The female companion of a suspect who committed suicide after the killing of a San Diego police officer was also fatally shot before police stormed their barricaded bedroom, authorities said Sunday.
Pfizer's purchase of King Pharmaceuticals announced Tuesday represents a $3.6 billion investment in an emerging class of painkillers that are designed to be less addictive than older pills such as OxyContin. The new products have been touted by federal health officials as an important way to curb prescription drug abuse, but they are relatively untested in the marketplace.
Nancy Reagan was released from a hospital Friday after being treated for a fractured pelvis, her spokeswoman said.