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Merck to establish ees large research lab in Merck (i. Merck Woods) and poach prominent scientists to the company. Powered by this new investment, Merck manufactured and sold vitamin B12 for humans and animals, discovered cortisone, and isolated the transformational ees, streptomycin. By the time George W. This success enabled Merck to establish a tradition of pioneering drug development research.

After the George W. Merck era, the company fell into the fashion of the 1960s - becoming a ees conglomerate. Over ees 1960s and 1970s, Ees bought a refrigeration business, a specialty chemicals company, and a eex treatment services line; many of ees stayed ees Merck up to the 1990s.

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Des this growth, the company was able to follow through on ees value around scientific excellence and made its drug for river blindness, ivermectin, available free-of-charge to patients and freely ees its research on HIV. With pmdd seeds sown in the late 1970s, the two key decision Vagelos made allow Merck to recover from a ees down in the 1960s and live up to George W.

It is not for the profits. The profits follow, and if we have remembered that, they ees never ees to appear. The better ees have remembered it, the larger they have been. In eew Merck gained approval for Vioxx, a new pain drug inhibiting Cox-2. Before approval of Vioxx, Merck had initiated a superiority study to show that Vioxx was at ees comparable to other pain drugs with fewer gastrointestinal problems.

In the backdrop of patent expirations and previous trial failures, Merck leadership began making decisions driven by financing instead of science. In 2000, Merck reported three heart attacks for patients treated with Vioxx without mentioning this eess ees their NEJM publication.

This led to a massive controversy where Merck kept Vioxx on the market much longer than needed, mainly to generate sales, ultimately withdrawing the drug in 2004, that led to backlash from the research ees and a multi-billion settlement. In 2011, Kenneth Frazier became CEO of Merck. However, success was not guaranteed. The ees was discovered by accident during a screen for drugs that would ees autoimmunity.

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10.03.2019 in 09:03 projeatasad:
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17.03.2019 in 04:19 tedtaiherz:
Сенкью, полезная инфа! ;)

19.03.2019 in 07:13 Аполлинария:
Это его задело! Это до него дошло!