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2011-07-14 07:42:00

ZUG, Switzerland, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cilag GmbH International today announced the completion of the acquisition of the over-the-counter (OTC) brands of J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited for the equivalent of approximately U.S. $245 million in cash. The brands included in the acquisition are RINZA®, Russia's leading multi-symptom cough and cold brand, and DOKTOR MOM®, Russia's number two selling cough brand, as well as several other...

2011-07-12 07:56:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will host a conference call for financial analysts at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, to review second-quarter results. Dominic Caruso, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Alex Gorsky, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee, Office of the Chairman, and Louise Mehrotra, Vice President, Investor Relations, will host the call. Investors and other interested parties...

2011-07-07 09:00:00

SAO PAULO and NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that the company has entered into an agreement to become a global sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), becoming the eighth and final FIFA World Cup(TM) Sponsor. With this sponsorship, Johnson & Johnson will be the exclusive and Official Healthcare Sponsor, with the ability to activate across their Consumer, Medical Devices & Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical...

2011-06-03 06:30:00

CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data related to ZYTIGA(TM) (abiraterone acetate) will be presented at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago. The studies were sponsored by Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development, unit of Cougar Biotechnology, Inc. "We are pleased that these data have been selected for presentation at the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting," said William N. Hait, M.D., Ph.D., Global Therapeutic Area Head, Ortho Biotech...

2011-06-01 11:42:00

NEW YORK, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StrawberryFrog co-founder Karin Drakenberg announced today the appointment of Lawrence Edmondson as the new Director of Technology at StrawberryFrog New York, a new position for the firm. Prior to joining StrawberryFrog, Lawrence led and stewarded some of the most iconic digital platforms, including the award winning Pepsi Refresh Project http://www.refresheverything.com/ , as well as XM Satellite Radio, Stride Gum and the first e-commerce site for...

2011-05-26 06:30:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will review growth strategies for its Pharmaceuticals business at a meeting with the investment community today. Senior leaders from the company's executive committee and pharmaceuticals segment will review how the business plans to address some of the world's major unmet medical needs and outpace pharmaceutical market growth with an optimized product portfolio, robust pipeline and a...

2011-05-25 07:30:00

LONDON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a Phase 2 multicenter, randomized, double-blind, proof-of-concept and dose-finding study showed that treatment with sirukumab (CNTO 136) improved signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with active disease despite treatment with methotrexate (MTX). Findings from Part A of the two-part trial presented at the 2011 European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress showed that a greater proportion of patients receiving...

2011-05-24 09:06:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Fort Worth, Texas-based Jensen Law Firm (www.stevensjohnsonsyndrome.org) are pleased to announce a $10 million verdict in compensatory damages against Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Products (NYSE: JNJ) unit on behalf of 13-year-old Brianna Maya and her family. Brianna suffered disfiguring, life-altering skin burns and permanent blindness after she was given Children's Motrin to treat a fever and cough in 2000. (Alicia E. Maya,...

2011-05-23 10:38:00

ZUG, Switzerland, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cilag GmbH International today announced definitive agreements to acquire the over-the-counter (OTC) brands of J B Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited for the equivalent of approximately U.S. $260 million in cash. The brands included in the acquisition are RINZA®, Russia's leading multi-symptom cough and cold brand, and DOKTOR MOM®, Russia's number two selling cough brand, as well as several other brands....

2011-05-19 12:08:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will host a review of its Pharmaceuticals business for the investment community beginning at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at The Heldrich Hotel, in New Brunswick, N.J. ending at approximately 3:00 p.m. Sheri McCoy, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee, and Pharmaceuticals Worldwide Chairmen Joaquin Duato and Paul Stoffels, M.D. will host the meeting and discuss the role the segment...


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