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Glaxo Diabetes Drug Data Revealed Amid Hostile Takeover
GlaxoSmithKline Plc will reveal detailed results today on an experimental treatment for diabetes that's part of the reason for a $2.6 billion hostile takeover bid for Human Genome Sciences Inc., its partner on the drug.
Glaxo to Begin Hostile Offer for Human Genome Sciences
GlaxoSmithKline Plc will begin a hostile $2.6 billion tender offer this week for Human Genome Sciences Inc. after the U.S. company, its partner on the Benlysta drug for lupus, rebuffed a takeover approach.
Glaxo's Stiefel Unit Loses $1.5 Million Verdict on Buybacks
Stiefel Laboratories lost a $1.5 million jury verdict to a former employee who claimed the company bought back his stock at artificially low prices before its acquisition in 2009 by GlaxoSmithKline Plc. Timothy Finnerty won the judgment on May 16 in ...
Human Genome in Talks With Potential Suitors
Human Genome Sciences Inc. said it's in talks with “major” pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies about a potential transaction and adopted measures to avoid a hostile takeover by GlaxoSmithKline Plc. Human Genome entered into confidentiality ...
Gates Foundation Veteran Yamada Retools Drugmaker Takeda
Tadataka “Tachi” Yamada led global health programs for Bill and Melinda Gates, oversaw GlaxoSmithKline Plc's research, was head physician at the University of Michigan and wrote gastroenterology textbooks.
Stopping Fake Drugs From Pakistan Is Too Late for Victims
In Pakistan's biggest market for wholesale medicines, it pays to be observant. More than 2,500 stalls wedged along dirt lanes in Karachi's busiest trading district offer everything from Pfizer Inc.'s cholesterol pill Lipitor to GlaxoSmithKline Plc's ...
Nude Olympian Joins Andy Murray to Sell Hot Sports Drink: Health
“I don't think the big brands can do elite sports like we can,” Chief Executive Officer Stephen Moon, a former GlaxoSmithKline Plc executive, said in an interview. “They don't have the credibility. You can't unravel our standing with elite athletes ...
Glaxo Scientist, Surgeon Targeting Historic British Hockey Gold
MacLeod, 27, also worked for GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the U.K.'s biggest drugmaker, as a sports scientist on its Lucozade energy drink.
Google's Brin Makes Strides in Hunt for Parkinson's Cure
The advances are encouraging Pfizer Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline Plc to pursue a new class of medicines that may become the first to slow the progress of Parkinson's disease in a unique collaboration that Brin is funding.
Mother who killed her son gives evidence in his inquest
The inquest has begun into the death of two year old Christy Ruddell, who was killed by his mother Melanie. She carried his body into Peterlee police station in August 2010.