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  • Royalty Pharma buys royalties on Vertex Pharma drugs for $3.3 billion

    (Reuters) - Pharmaceutical investment firm Royalty Pharma said it would buy royalties on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's cystic fibrosis treatments from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for $3.3 billion in cash.
  • Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures

    Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease and setting up a head-to-head marketing battle with a rival new medicine from Merck & Co. Incivek, a pill...

    Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares

    Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares
    (Reuters) - Pharmasset Inc said its hepatitis C shot showed positive results in a trial involving patients who have not been previously treated for the infection, sending its shares to a life-high on Tuesday morning. In a mid-stage trial named PROTON, 98...

    Vertex rheumatoid arthritis drug meets study goals

    Vertex rheumatoid arthritis drug meets study goals
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental oral drug for rheumatoid arthritis met the main goals of a mid-stage study. Vertex's VX-509 significantly reduced signs and symptoms of the painful condition and disease activity at...

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope
    All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years. The...