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Friday Jul 18 | BioSpace

AstraZeneca PLC Unveils Plans For "See-Through" Labs In Cambridge

The days of secretive drug research will soon be a distant memory for the scientists at one of Britain's biggest pharma companies.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group

Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Xalkori: Pfizer's Lung Cancer Drug Might Get A Future Boost In Sales

It is no secret that Pfizer has had a rocky first half this year. The difficulties around its attempt to acquire AstraZeneca were compounded by Q1 sales that missed market expectations by 9 percent.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group, Oncology

Wed Jul 16, 2014

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I Believe AstraZeneca Is Fairly Valued

AstraZeneca PLC , a $94.71 billion market cap company is a giant in the drug industry and has a trailing P/E ratio that indicates that the stock is relatively undervalued .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group

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Alexion Announces the Appointments of David R. Brennan, M. Michele...

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the appointments of David R. Brennan, M. Michele Burns and Christopher J. Coughlin to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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Related Topix: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group, Merck , Insurance, Marsh and Mclennan Companies

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Walgreen Tax Inversion: Masking A Weak Business?

Walgreen shares are trading near an all-time high and at a fancy multiple for a drug store chain - a forward PE ratio of more than 20 - as investors focus on whether the company will engage in a tax inversion as part of its expected acquisition of the 55% of Alliance Boots, the European drug store chain, not already owned by Walgreen.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group, Rite Aid

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MarketWatch

U.S. 'inversion' takeovers strike fear in Europe

Bankers in Europe say their clients are concerned about being taken over by U.S. companies as the trend of so-called inversion deals continues.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, AstraZeneca Group, Healthcare Industry, Shire plc

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AstraZeneca plc Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

AstraZeneca plc has earned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the twenty-two analysts that are currently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.NET reports .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Medtronic Not Sticking Around To Rearrange Chairs On The Titanic

We also think such moves implicitly reveal their company's views on the direction of future fiscal deficits in the US, and by extension, the belief that the financial burden will only increase on future generations.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Biotech, AstraZeneca Group

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BioSpace

Here's Why Pfizer Inc. Should Buy GlaxoSmithKline

In the aftermath of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer failing in its repeated attempts to acquire European drug maker AstraZeneca , investors may be wondering what's next.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group

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AstraZeneca PLC, Max Planck Institute To Create Satellite Chemistry Unit

AstraZeneca announced an agreement with the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology , Germany, to establish a "satellite unit" in cardiovascular and metabolic disease , linked to AstraZeneca's CVMD Innovative Medicines unit in Molndal, Sweden, to study new modalities chemistry.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biotech, Medicine, AstraZeneca Group, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 08, 2014

BioSpace

Fund Manager Dumps Biggest Investment Into AstraZeneca PLC

Veteran life sciences investor Neil Woodford has put his money where his mouth is by choosing AstraZeneca as the single biggest investment for his new fund.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group

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AstraZeneca PLC, Business Process Partner And Recognized For Transforming Reconciliation Process

LONDON, NEW YORK & DALLAS-- --Trintech, a leading global provider of integrated software solutions for the Last Mile of Financea , announced today that its customer AstraZeneca received an Alsbridge Innovation Award for its balance sheet reconciliation transformation project.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group, Alsbridge, Outsourcing

Fri Jul 04, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

AstraZeneca plc Given "Buy" Rating at Citigroup Inc.

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities researchers at Citigroup Inc. in a research report issued on Friday.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, AstraZeneca Group, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 03, 2014

BioSpace

MRC Technology And AstraZeneca PLC Renew Collaboration To Identify...

Initiative brings together global expertise to share compound libraries and streamline drug discovery London, UK, 3rd July 2014: MRC Technology, a technology transfer organisation, and AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today the renewal of their strategic collaboration which focuses on the identification and selection of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group, Libraries

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