May 2, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for a rare genetic disorder that affects 10,000 people worldwide.

November 23, 2011

British drug maker Shire is looking to make a biotech drug for a rare genetic disorder at a new manufacturing plant in Massachusetts.

April 7, 2011

Pfizer is partnering with San Diego biotech company Zacharon Pharmaceuticals to develop treatments for rare genetic disorders Zacharon said Thursday.

February 16, 2011

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis will acquire U.S. biotech giant Genzyme for $20.1 billion, under an agreement the two companies announced Wednesday.

January 10, 2011

It appears that French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis’ efforts to acquire U.S. biotech company Genzyme are getting somewhere, according to company and media reports.

December 13, 2010

Biotech company Genzyme still is saying “no thanks” to French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis’ tender offer of $18.5 billion, or $69 per share, to acquire it, saying the offer “substantially undervalues” the company.

October 28, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will work with U.S.-based Amicus Therapeutics to develop a drug for...

October 4, 2010

Specialty pharmacy provider Axium Healthcare Pharmacy will serve as a limited distribution provider for a...

October 3, 2010

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis has launched a hostile takeover bid to take over Cambridge, Mass.-based...

August 29, 2010

BioMarin Pharmaceutical on Monday announced its investigational treatment for a lysosomal storage disorder has received...

August 25, 2010

Biotech drug maker Genzyme’s takeover by French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis may have run into trouble,...

August 19, 2010

BioMarin Pharmaceutical has acquired privately owned biotechnology company ZyStor Therapeutics for $22 million, BioMarin said....

July 7, 2010

Generic drug maker Hospira will fill and package several drugs for Genzyme, according to published...

May 23, 2010

Biotech company Genzyme will pay $175 million to the federal government as part of an...

March 23, 2010

Genzyme Corp. will have to submit to inspections of one of its plants by the...

February 25, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating a rare genetic...