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Founded: 1848

Website: http://www.pfizer.com

Twitter: @pfizer_news

Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer) is a research-based, global biopharmaceutical company. The Company applies science and its global resources to improve health ... More » Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer) is a research-based, global biopharmaceutical company. The Company applies science and its global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. Pfizer’s diversified global health care portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as nutritional products and many consumer health care products. The Company operates in two business segments: Biopharmaceutical and Diversified. Biopharmaceutical includes the Primary Care, Specialty Care, Established Products, Emerging Markets and Oncology customer-focused units. Diversified includes Animal Health products that prevent and treat diseases in livestock and companion animals, and Consumer Healthcare products. On October 15, 2009, the Company completed its acquisition of Wyeth. In December 2009, Durata Therapeutics, Inc. acquired Vicuron Pharmaceuticals from Pfizer. Pfizer, Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, and with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut, United States. It is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies by revenues. Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of conditions including in the areas of immunology and inflammation, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, neuroscience and pain. Pfizer’s products include Lipitor (atorvastatin, used to lower LDL blood cholesterol); Lyrica (pregabalin, for neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia); Diflucan (fluconazole, an oral antifungal medication); Zithromax (azithromycin, an antibiotic); Viagra (sildenafil, for erectile dysfunction); and Celebrex/Celebra (celecoxib, an anti-inflammatory drug). Pfizer was founded by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart in New York City in 1849 as a manufacturer of fine chemicals. Pfizer’s discovery of Terramycin (oxytetracycline) in 1950 put it on a path towards becoming a research-based pharmaceutical company. Pfizer has made numerous acquisitions, including of Warner–Lambert in 2000, Pharmacia in 2003 and Wyeth in 2009, the latter acquired for US$68 billion. Pfizer is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and its shares have been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since April 8, 2004. [ CrunchBase ]

The Day - Business bill could help scientists let go by Pfizer | News from southeastern Connecticut

"The time (to act) is clearly now, before the last wave of younger, highly educated, non-retired scientists completely migrate out of the region in search of jobs," said the report, written by former Pfizer scientist Usha Pillai of Aria Management Consulting LLC and Susan Froshauer...

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RefleXion Medical Raises $11.6 Million Series A Financing Led by Sofinnova Partners - Yahoo Finance

Pfizer - In conjunction with the financing, Antoine Papiernik from Sofinnova Partners, Bill Burkoth from PVI and Colin Cahill from Venrock will join company Chairman, Jay Watkins, and co-founders, Dr. Samuel Mazin and Akshay Nanduri on RefleXion's Board of Directors. "We seek to invest in ...

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Q1 Productions Hosting 3rd Annual Regulatory Writing and Submission Conference

Pfizer - Sessions and panel discussions will be covered by distinguished presenters including Cathy Cummins of Novartis, Aaron Bernstein of Warner Chilcott, Fran Quinn of Pfizer, and Peter Jons of Medimmune. "This conference illustrates the importance of collaboration and how to facilitate it," ...

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With Demand for Venture Debt Approaching All-Time Highs, Financing Pioneer and Leader Hercules Techn...

Pfizer - A total of five new managing directors and one principal have joined the firm: Anup Arora, Managing Director, Life Science Group, New York, NY – Arora has over 14 years of consulting, operations and investing experience in healthcare companies. He was previously with Easton Capital where ...

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Pfizer recalls drug after another drug found in a bottle - Philadelphia Business Journal

Pfizer - John George covers health care, biotech/pharmaceuticals and sports business...

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Scientific Sense: Intelligence handicap

Pfizer - Book available in stores in December, 2012 Gill Eapen has two decades of experience in strategy, finance, risk and general management. Mr. Eapen’s past experience includes senior positions at fortune 100 companies, consulting and private equity firms. He has consulted for over ...

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Can entrepreneurs improve clinical trials?

Craig Lipset is the head of clinical innovation at Pfizer ( NYSE: PFE ) — the biggest of the big pharma. He made the memorable introduction to ProofPilot at Blueprint Health’s demo day. It is one of 46 companies in Blueprint Health’s portfolio. The healthcare startup has developed a ...

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Advil® Is the Official Pain Reliever of Tough Mudder® Bringing #ReliefinAction to “Probably the Toug...

There’s a spirit of teamwork and volunteerism, and that’s why Tough Mudder® is a natural partner for Advil® and the Advil® Relief in Action program,” said Brian Groves, Chief Marketing Officer at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. “By honoring this spirit of volunteerism and the desire to help ...

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Drugs could drop cholesterol to extreme lows | Health and Fitness - WCTI NewsChannel 12

Pfizer - "PCSK9 inhibitors could offer an important treatment option for patients, particularly for those who are in need of greater LDL-C reductions beyond what the current standards of care can offer," said MacKay Jimeson, a spokesman for Pfizer, one of the companies working on this new type of ...

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Pfizer Names Bourla Group President; Amy Shulman Leaves

Pfizer - Doug Lankler, who was to become General Counsel on January 1, and Rady Johnson who was to become Chief Compliance and Risk Officer on January 1, both assume their new positions immediately. On January 1, the company will begin operating with three commercial businesses -- the Global ...

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