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April 23, 2012

Pfizer is selling its nutrition business to Nestle for $11.85 billion, Pfizer said Monday.

April 12, 2012

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Wednesday partnered with an Albany, N.Y. organization, the CURE Foundation, to refurbish a trolley to be used to shuttle area youth to and from after-school activities.

April 9, 2012

Drug maker Pfizer is taking a marketing campaign for one of its drugs to Walgreens' Chicago flagship store to raise awareness about high cholesterol and healthy eating, the company said Monday.

April 2, 2012

The controversial merger between Express Scripts and Medco was completed Monday morning, according to a press release issued by both Express Scripts and the Federal Trade Commission.

March 29, 2012

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet on Thursday morning heard testimony regarding H.R. 1946, "Preserving Our Hometown Independent Pharmacies Act of 2011."

February 21, 2012

Pfizer has signed a deal worth more than $500 million with a Chinese drug maker to make generic drugs for China and other markets, the companies said.

February 17, 2012

A specialty pharmacy provider has begun selling a drug made by Pfizer for treating kidney cancer.

February 15, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration will review a regulatory approval application from Pfizer for a drug to treat an extremely rare and fatal degenerative disease, Pfizer said Wednesday.

February 15, 2012

Managed care and prescription plans are working to switch patients to generic versions of Pfizer's Lipitor despite the drug maker's efforts to reduce costs for the branded version, a new study suggested.

February 10, 2012

Bloomberg on Friday reported that Express Scripts intends to inform the Federal Trade Commission that the company has delivered all the data requested regarding its purchase of Medco Health Solutions on Friday, which will trigger a 30-day period for a decision from the FTC.

January 31, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for Type 2 diabetes made by Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim, the drug makers said.

January 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Pfizer for treating advanced kidney cancer, the agency said Friday.

January 26, 2012

Pfizer is partnering with a division of Johnson & Johnson and a charity organization to launch an initiative to award funding to projects designed to improve the diagnostic identification and tracking of Alzheimer's disease.

December 22, 2011

A Pfizer painkiller appears to produce a much less positive experience for recreational drug users when crushed than when administered whole, according to results of a post-marketing clinical study program.

December 16, 2011

A drug made by Pfizer shows "significant" benefit to patients with restless legs syndrome, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Friday.

December 8, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration panel of 13 advisers has voted in favor of a drug made by Pfizer for treating kidney cancer, the drug maker said Wednesday.

December 6, 2011

A drug made by Pfizer appears to work in treating overactive bladder in elderly patients, according to results of a clinical trial released Monday.

December 1, 2011

Pfizer's efforts to protect the sales of its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor have attracted scrutiny from members of Congress, according to published reports.

November 22, 2011

Pfizer will acquire a San Diego-based drug maker focused on treatments for skin scarring, the company said Tuesday.

October 28, 2011

Icagen officially is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer.

October 20, 2011

Prasco Labs will make authorized generic versions of two psychiatric drugs made by Eli Lilly under a partnership between the two companies announced Thursday.

September 21, 2011

The offering period for Pfizer's acquisition of Icagen has expired, allowing the former to purchase more than 5 million shares in the company, Pfizer said.

September 6, 2011

Former Duane Reade CFO William Tennant was sentenced to three years of probation for his securities fraud conviction in June 2010, according to published reports.

September 6, 2011

Pfizer has completed its initial cash tender offer for all the shares of drug maker Icagen that it doesn't already own, Pfizer said Tuesday.

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