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Frazier PhRMA Scholarship awarded to four college-bound students in Philadelphia and DC

By Rachel Weissman  |    August 22, 2022
The Kenneth C. Frazier PhRMA Scholars Program is going strong in 2022—and we are expanding our horizons to a new city. This summer, we are thrilled to announce four new recipients: Arianna...   Read More

You won’t fix what you don’t value: Two reasons why traditional cost-effective analyses can perpetuate health inequities

By Jackie McRae  |    June 16, 2022
A new report from Partnership for Health Analytic Research or PHAR describes how value assessments that use traditional cost-effectiveness analyses can overlook important health disparities and risk...   Read More

Recognizing LGBTQ+ Pride in biopharmaceutical science

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 9, 2022
June is Pride Month and, like many across the country, we look forward to celebrating the importance of equality and reminding ourselves to continually seek opportunities to make our society more...   Read More

Potential gene therapies bring hope to patients with sickle cell disease

By Katie Koziara  |    June 6, 2022
A recent analysis highlights how potential gene therapies have the potential to dramatically reduce income disparities for patients with sickle cell disease, leading to as much as $21,000 more in...   Read More

Addressing social determinants of health to improve equitable access to medicines

By Jackie McRae  |    May 19, 2022
PhRMA Awards $150,000 to Address Social Determinants of Health:Announcing the Recipients of Round 4 of the PhRMA Collaborative Actions to Reach Equity (CAREs) Grant Program As part of PhRMA’s...   Read More

Stephanie Dyson of BMS on reducing health disparities

By Guest Contributor  |    April 27, 2022
Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The PhRMA blog welcomes guest...   Read More

The biopharmaceutical industry leads in helping women achieve new heights, according to IAM’s diversity 100

By Anne McDonald Pritchett, PhD  |    April 20, 2022
“Phenomenal pharma” – that’s how a recent report by IAM described the biopharmaceutical industry’s leadership in inventor diversity. The report accompanied the release of IAM’s Diversity 100 list,...   Read More

Sharing rebates can save Americans with diabetes $500 each year and improve adherence, especially for Black and Hispanic Americans

By Katie Koziara  |    March 16, 2022
A new study by GlobalData looked at brand oral antidiabetic drugs (OADs) and found that sharing negotiated rebates with patients in commercial health plans at the pharmacy counter can help lower...   Read More

Recap: Our inaugural graduate summit and career expo

By Dr. Steven Thomas  |    December 8, 2021
On October 27 and 28, 2021, PhRMA held our inaugural graduate summit and career expo, Pathways to Success in Biopharma. As part of a joint partnership between PhRMA, CHI, UNCF and the Ernest E. Just...   Read More

Announcing CAREs Grant Round 4

By Jackie McRae  |    November 12, 2021
Medicines can be critical to treating, managing, and sometimes curing illnesses, thereby offering an effective tool to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities. However, numerous studies...   Read More

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