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    Nicole Dubowitz

    • Making an Example of Martin Shkreli

      Posted on October 6, 2015

      Last month, the New York Times reported that the price of a 62-year old little-known drug, Daraprim (pyrimethamine), rose overnight from $18 to $750 a pill. About 100 pills are needed to treat toxoplasmosis, a disease caused by a parasite that lives inside a third of humans but can cause life-threatening infestations in people with AIDS, cancer, or… Read more

    • LEGGO the Logo? Why Pharma Logos Belong on CME

      Posted on May 19, 2014

      Several weeks ago, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) announced a new rule banning corporate logos from accredited educational materials for physicians. The ACCME sets standards for the continuing medical education (CME) that most practicing physicians must obtain in order to renew their licenses. Pharmaceutical companies often fund CME, and previously chose whether… Read more

    • Low-T, High Profit?

      Posted on August 20, 2012

      An unusually lengthy and undoubtedly expensive 90-second commercial for Androgel aired during men’s swimming and volleyball events in NBC’s coverage of the Olympics. The ad touts Androgel 1.62%, a more concentrated formulation of Abbott Laboratories’ testosterone treatment, and starts by addressing “the millions of men who have used Androgel 1%.” Millions of men may have used Androgel,… Read more