FarmaKology Newsletter - Issue #2
A program launched last year by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation to invest in promising biotech discoveries made on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will also work with the La Jolla, CA-based Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the organizations said recently.
The City of Bristol, Virginia has filed a $40 million state lawsuit accusing 19 prescription opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers and their related companies of creating a public health emergency in the city caused by the overuse of prescription opioids.
Swiss pharma giant Novartis snagged regulatory approval in the United States for its new multiple sclerosis treatment Mayzent (siponimod) and plans to have it available for prescribers and their patients by next week.
Doctors in Texas want the ability to sell certain drugs right from their office. Currently, Texas is one of four states where that isn't legal.