PhRMA Fills Key Leadership Position; Dr. David Wheadon To Head Scientific Team

Washington, D.C. (January 13, 2009) — Citing the important role that innovation plays in creating new medicines for patients, as well as generating new jobs for the U.S. economy, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has filled a key leadership position.

PhRMA Statement on Health Care Reform Ad

Washington, D.C. (January 8, 2009) — Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) President and CEO Billy Tauzin issued the following statement today regarding PhRMA’s co-sponsorship of an advertisement promoting effective health care reform:

R&D Spending

Total biopharmaceutical company R&D, PhRMA member R&D, and NIH operating budget: 1995-2009

Payers Influence Which Medicines Patients Receive

Source: PhRMA analysis of annual reports from Pharmacy Benefit Managers. See for example: Medco Drug Trend Reports (2007–2009).

PhRMA Guiding Principles

The Facts About Pharmaceutical Marketing and Promotion

Corporate Philanthropy in Asia

Drug Discovery and Development

Medicare’s Prevention and Drug Benefits

Decade of Innovation: Advances in the Treatment of Rare Diseases


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