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PhRMA member companies R&D investments hit record high in 2017 - $71.4 billion

By Tim McClung  |    August 9, 2018
PhRMA member companies invested $71.4 billion in research and development (R&D) in 2017, the highest level of investment on record, according to the 2018 PhRMA member annual survey, released in...   Read More

Aspen Spotlight Health: Discussing the forefront of innovation

By Katie Koziara  |    June 21, 2018
For the second year in a row, PhRMA is proud to participate in Aspen’s Spotlight Health Conference. As the opening session of Aspen Ideas Festival, Spotlight Health welcomes over 1,500 experts and...   Read More

Celebrating U.S. innovation as USPTO issues the 10 millionth patent

By Nicole Longo  |    June 19, 2018
The U.S. patent system has supported innovation and discovery dating back to the founding of our nation and the signing of the U.S. Constitution, encouraging Americans to continue to search for...   Read More

New report and resources put cancer in context, showing more than 1,100 medicines and vaccines in development

By Andrew Powaleny  |    May 30, 2018
In the not too distant past, chemotherapy and radiation were once the only treatments for what remains the second leading cause of death in the United States – cancer. Although the death rates of...   Read More

Researchers bring focus on science and medicine to California’s capital city

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    May 29, 2018
Health care issues are often so highly politicized that it’s easy to lose sight of the people behind the scenes, especially the millions of medical professionals that wake up each morning with a...   Read More

Bringing innovation to clinical trial design

By Richard Moscicki, M.D.  |    April 23, 2018
Clinical trials are critical to the discovery and development of innovative medicines that enable patients to live longer, healthier lives. As the biopharmaceutical industry works to identify,...   Read More

A new era in Alzheimer’s innovation

By Andrew Powaleny  |    April 19, 2018
After heart disease and cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the leading cause of death for seniors, responsible for one out of every three deaths. Today, the disease devastates the minds...   Read More

What is inter partes review and why does it matter?

By Nicole Longo  |    March 16, 2018
For more than three decades Hatch-Waxman (the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984) has encouraged innovation in biopharmaceutical development while at the same time...   Read More

ICYMI – Survey underscores daily burden of migraines

By Emma Van Hook  |    March 5, 2018
A new survey reveals the painful and disruptive reality of migraine for many patients, with many patients living with pain for nearly half of every month. The survey paints a picture of the...   Read More

New report shows 200 medicines in development for heart disease and stroke

By Andrew Powaleny  |    February 20, 2018
Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one out of every three deaths. According to the American Heart...   Read More

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