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Deal or no deal?


Clare Sansom highlights recent changes in the landscape of pharma company collaborations and acquisitions

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Around half of all human proteins are a mystery. What do they look like, asks Phil Ball

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Crispr patent ruling breaks deadlock

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Both sides claim victory as board rules patents do not interfere with each other

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$2bn Immunomedics–Seattle Genetics deal delayed amid shareholder infighting

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Major investor venBio seeks to derail deal and replace board members

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University–industry collaborations aspire to pharmaceutical innovation

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Three new UK partnerships illustrate drug research co-operation approaches that are growing in popularity

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Reckitt Benckiser to buy into baby milk

16 February 2017By Anthony King

$17bn acquisition of Mead Johnson expands presence in developing markets, especially China


DuPont settles fluorinated chemical lawsuits

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DuPont and spinoff Chemours will pay more than $670m to settle around 3500 personal injury claims relating to PFOA exposure

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Allergan to buy fat-freezing firm Zeltiq

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$2.5bn deal adds to firm’s cosmetic and aesthetic treatments

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Is your ego helping or hindering your career?

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You’re so vain, you probably think this comment’s about you

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A new life in Frankfurt, Germany

27 February 2017By

Germany’s pharma and biotech hub is an attractive option – but one with high taxes and stiff competition

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Should scientists be taught how to work in a team?

24 February 2017By

Soft skills like teamwork and communication could boost undergraduates’ career prospects

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Preparing your CV for the UK

23 February 2017By Robert Bowles

Short, professional and relevant are the key aims of a UK-based CV

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How to tailor your CV for different countries

23 February 2017By Karin Bodewits, , Robert Bowles

What employers in Germany, the US and the UK want

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Impress with an American-style resume

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Data, knowledge of US culture and a LinkedIn profile are all essential for job applications

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