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Pharma in review: trending stories 9/6/19

Sept. 5, 2019

Kids develop “werewolf syndrome” after given mislabeled meds

At least 17 children developed “werewolf syndrome” after they were given minoxidil by mistake.

AstraZeneca shares hit all-time high after clinical trial 
The drugmaker saw positive results from a trial looking into the cardiovascular benefits of a diabetes drug.
Sun Pharma cleared in whistleblower allegation

A preliminary probe by SEBI has has cleared Sun Pharma.

Bayer hires former J&J exec to manage pharma deals

Bayer has hired Marianne De Backer to oversee pharma acquisitions.

Novartis licenses multiple sclerosis biosim

Sandoz has entered into a global commercialization agreement for a proposed natalizumab biosimilar.