Pfizer Thelin Withdrawal

Citing Liver Damage, Pfizer Withdraws Thelin

Pfizer Inc. said Friday it is pulling its blood pressure drug Thelin off the market and stopping all clinical trials because the drug can cause fatal liver damage.


Pfizer Invests $9.75M In Kalamazoo Animal Health

Pfizer Inc. says it is making major investments in its animal health operations in Kalamazoo County’s Richland Township. First the pharma giant announced a $6 million, 24,000-square foot research facility for studying new medicines for […]


State Supports Keeping Pfizer Talent In Michigan

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corp. president and CEO Greg Main announced that five Michigan companies in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo and Saline have been selected to receive a […]


Life After GM: Abandoned Kalamazoo Auto Plant Humming Again

A generation ago, the economy of the Kalamazoo area was described as a three-legged stool, resting on the sturdy foundations of Western Michigan University, pharmaceutical pioneer Upjohn Co. and a huge General Motors plant in […]


Vaccine Sales Still Growing

Global sales of vaccines grew by a healthy 16 percent last year, when sales shot up to $22.1 billion, healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information reported Friday.


MSU-Bred Company Moves Into UM Research Center

A chemistry company founded on Michigan State University science is the first commerical tenant of the University of Michigan’s new North Campus Research Complex, a former Pfizer Corp. research center. Founded in 2005 by MSU […]


Pfizer Gets EU Approval For Kids’ Cholesterol Drug

The European Union has approved a new chewable form of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor for children 10 and up with high levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides, a type of blood fat, Pfizer said Tuesday. The […]