April 17, 2015: GSK, with global headquarters in London, England, announced Wednesday that it is closing its regional headquarters in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. As a result, 274 jobs will be cut.
April 17, 2015: Discovery Laboratories, announced today it will eliminate half its workforce and cease production of lead drug Surfaxin in favor of Aerosurf a drug currently in clinical trials.
April 17, 2015: Takeda, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, announced today that it will work together with the Center for iPS CiRA of Kyoto University on stem cell research.
April 17, 2015: AstraZeneca has an experimental lung cancer pill that has delayed progression of the disease by more than a year, the company said at the European Lung Cancer Congress 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday.