January 18, 2011

Generic drug maker Sandoz has started a mid-stage clinical trial of a monoclonal antibody used to treat cancer and autoimmune disease, the company said.

January 17, 2011

Roche CFO Erich Hunziker will retire from the company at the end of March, the Swiss drug maker said Monday.

December 20, 2010

With the new year approaching, Nestlé Health Science S.A. and the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences — both created to pioneer a new industry between food and pharma — became operational.

December 15, 2010

Novartis on Wednesday announced that its merger agreement with Alcon has been settled to the tune of $12.9 billion. The new $8.7 billion Alcon eye care division, which includes CIBA Vision and selected ophthalmic medicines, will be led by current Alcon president and CEO Kevin Buehler.

November 17, 2010

MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in...

October 25, 2010

An investigative vaccine made by Novartis appears to offer good protection against meningococcal disease in...

October 11, 2010

Alcon on Monday announced the launch of Systane Balance lubricant eye drops, formulated with HP...

October 7, 2010

Swiss drug maker Roche has bought the rights to an investigative treatment for hepatitis C,...

October 4, 2010

Eye care company Alcon has appointed a new executive....

September 22, 2010

Eyecare company Alcon has launched a new drug for inflammatory eye conditions....

August 25, 2010

Novartis on Thursday announced that it has completed its purchase of Alcon stock from Nestle,...

August 23, 2010

Swiss drug maker Roche will acquire a U.S. diagnostics company that develops technology used to...

July 12, 2010

A developer of a new drug for treating lupus has entered a supply agreement with...

July 5, 2010

Novartis last week announced that it expects the closing of the transaction for 77% majority...

February 16, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced the opening of its international headquarters in...

August 21, 2007

Food company Nestle is considering all options for its stake in the French beauty company...