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Swiss biotech group Roche sees 5 pct rise in 9-month sales
October 19th, 2017. 4:12 AM

Swiss biotech company Roche says sales grew 5 percent in the first nine months of the year, crediting new product launches and citing double-digit growth in the pharmaceuticals division in the U.S. market

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European court sides with Italian farmer pushing GM crops
September 13th, 2017. 10:36 AM

The European Union court has ruled in favor of an Italian activist farmer who has defied his nation's laws by planting genetically modified corn

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals is moving its headquarters to Boston
September 12th, 2017. 4:25 PM

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced that it is relocating its headquarters from New Haven, Connecticut, to Boston

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals is moving its headquarters to Boston
September 12th, 2017. 12:22 PM

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced that it is relocating its headquarters from New Haven, Connecticut, to Boston

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Delayed Minnesota lawsuit against Syngenta heads to trial
September 10th, 2017. 4:42 PM

A test lawsuit goes to trial in Minneapolis Monday against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta for introducing a genetically-engineered corn variety before China approved it for imports

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Biopharmaceutical firm pays $7.5M to settle kickback claims
September 9th, 2017. 7:47 PM

Federal prosecutors say a biopharmaceutical firm will pay more than $7.5 million to resolve claims it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to prescribe its fentanyl-based drug Abstral

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US clears first 'living drug' for tough childhood leukemia
August 30th, 2017. 12:44 PM

Opening a new era in cancer care, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia

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Stocks decline as storm pressures insurers and oil companies
August 28th, 2017. 1:39 PM

US stocks are mostly lower, with energy and insurance companies falling as investors anticipate damage from Tropical Storm Harvey

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Amazon's social network seems a lot like Pinterest
July 19th, 2017. 5:19 PM

Amazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant

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Novel leukemia treatment could be 1st US gene therapy
July 12th, 2017. 6:20 PM

FDA advisers hear details about what could be the first gene therapy approved in the U.S.

Novel leukemia treatment could be 1st US gene therapy
FDA advisers review data on potential 1st US gene therapy
July 12th, 2017. 2:53 PM

FDA advisers hear details about what could be the first gene therapy approved in the US

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Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit
June 23rd, 2017. 2:47 PM

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit
Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit
June 23rd, 2017. 1:00 PM

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

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The Latest: Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed case
June 23rd, 2017. 12:26 PM

Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury's awarding of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued the company over its introduction of a genetically modified corn seed variety

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High court ruling speeds up generic biotech drug approval
June 12th, 2017. 12:43 PM

The Supreme Court is speeding up the time for generic biotech drugs to become available to the public in a ruling that means a loss of billions in sales to makers of original versions

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1st farmer lawsuit begins against Syngenta over China trade
June 6th, 2017. 5:12 PM

The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits over Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta's questioned introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety is underway in a Kansas federal courtroom

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1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade
June 5th, 2017. 7:19 AM

The first lawsuit over Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta's decision to put a genetically engineered corn variety onto the U.S. market before China approved it is about to go on trial

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Navidea posts 1Q profit
May 9th, 2017. 7:54 PM

Navidea Biopharma posts profit of $85.6 million in first quarter

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Adverum Biotechnologies posts 1Q loss
May 9th, 2017. 4:58 PM

Adverum Biotechnologies posts loss of $16.1 million in 1st quarter

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Arbutus reports 1Q loss
May 4th, 2017. 5:46 PM

Arbutus Biopharma reports first-quarter loss but tops expectations

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