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2014-09-08 08:31:07

BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) ("Columbia" or "the Company"), a provider of pharmaceutical development, clinical trial manufacturing, and advanced analytical and consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that Merck Serono has completed a routine license renewal for CRINONE in one of its biggest markets. CRINONE is Columbia's largest revenue stream and shipments to this high-growth, high-volume market were...

2014-09-04 16:27:20

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) at a dose of 2 mg/kg every three weeks for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma and disease progression following ipilimumab and, if BRAF V600 mutation positive, a BRAF inhibitor. This indication is approved under accelerated...

2014-09-02 08:31:32

ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that Drew Young has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology. In this capacity, he will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the U.S. Neurology and Immunology franchise, including future products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/141784 Bringing more than 20 years of experience leading global and...

2014-08-28 08:28:00

- Improves workflows and increases reliability with new ergonomic design BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, has launched Steritest(TM) Symbio Pumps for easier, safer and more reliable sterility testing of pharmaceutical products in laminar flow hoods, isolators and clean rooms. The Steritest(TM) Symbio Pumps were developed to address stringent pharmaceutical testing requirements. The...

2014-08-21 12:29:13

Project Seeks to Provide Better Post-Fracture Care and Reduce the Two Million Broken Bones Caused By Osteoporosis Each Year PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - the Bone Health Collaborative - announced today the selection of several key organizations for the Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project. These organizations include three leading academic medical...

2014-08-18 12:24:02

CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for MNST, TASR, PBR, LNG and MRK. To see what our analysts have discovered about a particular stock, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link. (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) MNST: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/81720140/MNST TASR: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/81720140/TASR PBR:...

2014-08-18 08:29:18

Rebecca Hoppy is Managing Director NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey L. Sturchio, PhD, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Rabin Martin, an innovative global health consulting firm working with clients at the intersection of business, philanthropy, policy and public health to solve some of the world's largest health challenges. The firm provides the world's leading corporations, foundations, NGOs, governments and multilateral organizations -...

2014-08-15 08:24:44

Culinary Expert Visits San Antonio on August 16 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better control of their...

2014-08-14 08:29:59

Merkerson Visits Dallas, Texas on August 14 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Dallas, Texas to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C--their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-08-06 16:27:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Frazier, chief executive officer of Merck, has been named Corporate Executive of the Year in the annual BLACK ENTERPRISE Corporate Leadership issue, its July-August issue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110627/NY26810LOGO Since joining Merck in 1992, Frazier has held a broad range of management positions. Since taking the helm as CEO in 2011, Frazier and his management team have been responsible for increasing shareholder value,...


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