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Roche to buy InterMune for respiratory boost

29 August 2014 Business

$8.3bn deal gives Roche a leading position in pulmonary fibrosis

DuPont settles pollution charges for $1.3m

28 August 2014 Business

Allegations relate to eight hazardous chemical leaks in West Virginia between 2006 and 2010

Clinical collaborations drive cancer immunotherapy

27 August 2014 Business

Companies race to pair up chemotherapy drugs with immune system-boosting antibodies to greatest effect in trials

Illumina targets cancer diagnostics

22 August 2014 Business

Sequencing will improve tests and speed up clinical trials processes for big pharma partners

Sanofi snaps up inhaled insulin licence

12 August 2014 Business

Deal gives Mannkind access to global manufacturing and distribution for recently-approved Afrezza

Single shot antibiotic approved for skin infections

11 August 2014 Business

Third drug in three months approved under US antimicrobials incentive scheme

GSK’s China troubles continue

6 August 2014 Business

Analysts say stings will only drive corruption into less visible channels

Tetraethyl lead bribery case ends with four executives convicted

5 August 2014 Business

Three jailed over corruption to prolong sales of fuel additives in Iraq and Indonesia

Price caps provoke lawsuits from Indian pharma industry

5 August 2014 Business

New government controls on cardiovascular and diabetes drugs challenged by industry lobby groups

Amgen to shed 2400-2900 jobs

1 August 2014 Business

Restructuring will see three sites close as company comes under pressure to streamline R&D, despite successes

AstraZeneca stocks respiratory and cancer pipelines

31 July 2014 Business

A $2bn deal with Almirall and a raft of acquisitions and partnership deals bulk up two focus areas for the company

Bruker winds down underperforming instrument lines

30 July 2014 Business

Stand-alone gas chromatographs and certain mass spectrometry products to be sold off

Reckitt Benckiser to spin out US pharma arm

28 July 2014 Business

Declining heroin addiction treatment sales prompt divestment as company focuses on over-the-counter and consumer products

Takeover battle pushes Allergan to cut R&D jobs

28 July 2014 Business

Besieged by serially acquisitive Valeant, the Botox maker will lay off 1500 staff to propel earnings growth

Pharma firms rush to escape US tax shackles

25 July 2014 Business

AbbVie–Shire and Mylan–Abbott mergers both allow US firms to escape to lower-tax European countries

Tata Chemicals to mothball Kenya plant

24 July 2014 Business

Closure blamed on high energy prices and will mean 200 jobs being cut

Investigators find cause of West Virginia chemical spill

24 July 2014 Business

Holes in uninspected storage tanks led to leak that contaminated water supplies

Albemarle buys into lithium with Rockwood merger

23 July 2014 Business

$6.2 billion deal capitalises on battery market growth

Co-operation keeps contracts coming

11 July 2014 Business

Clubbing together gives contract research organisations more power to win new business in an evolving market

China struggles to speed up drug reviews

9 July 2014 Business

Regulator considers outsourcing reviews, and creates a fast-track scheme for priority generics

First of a new breed of anticancer antibodies approved in Japan

8 July 2014 Business

Ono claims Opdivo is the first anti-PD1 treatment in the world

ADM to buy food ingredients specialist Wild Flavors

8 July 2014 Business

€2.3bn deal gets ADM into rapidly-growing area of naturally-sourced flavourings

Ineos takes full control of Styrolution

3 July 2014 Business

€1.1bn deal sees BASF complete its planned exit from styrenics joint venture

EMA wrangles restrain trial data progress

3 July 2014 Business

Attempts to balance industry and research interests on transparency draw suggestions of improper collusion

Genentech to buy breast cancer specialist Seragon

2 July 2014 Business

$1.7bn deal for hormone receptor-destroying drug pipeline