"The market is very favorable for biotech these days," says Les Funtleyder, Bluecloud Healthcare, in discussing growth in the space.» Read More
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports Merck is buying Idenix Pharmaceuticals for $3.85 billion. CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg provides insight on the important deal.
New diet pill drug Contrave is expected to be approved by the FDA this week, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
A new Clovis cancer drug has been associated with high blood sugar and linked to diabetes in trial. CEO Patrick J. Mahaffy, Clovis Oncology, weighs in on the recent report.
Clovis Oncology CEO Patrick J. Mahaffy, talks about competing with larger companies like AstraZeneca when it comes to new cancer drugs. You compete on data, he says.
CNBC biotech & pharma reporter Meg Tirrell talks to Richard Pazdur, the FDA's cancer czar about how far we've come in cancer treatment, breakthrough designations and if chemotherapy will soon be a thing of the past.
In the U.S., half of all men and a third of all women will develop cancer in their lifetimes. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports which stocks analysts are eyeing into the conference.
The big topic at this year's cancer care conference ASCO will be immunotherapy drugs. CNBC's Meg Tirrell explains how these drugs work.
Valeant is upping its offer for Allergan in a proposal that could now be worth more than $50 billion, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Silviu Itescu, CEO of Mesoblast, highlights sources of growth that may propel stem-cell therapy into a multi billion-dollar market by 2020.
Discussing hot picks in the biotech space, with Matthew Roden, UBS executive director.
May 14- Prima BioMed Ltd said its experimental lead treatment improved survival in some ovarian cancer patients without the disease worsening. CVac, like Dendreon Corp's prostate cancer vaccine Provenge, is a form of immunotherapy that stimulates the patient's immune system to target and destroy tumors.
CNBC's Seema Mody reveals what stocks and sectors are driving the Nasdaq rally today.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks to Ken Frazier, Merck chaiman & CEO, about selling the company's consumer unit to Bayer. Frazier also gives his stance on mega-mergers and U.S corporate tax rate.
Dr. William Schaffner of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, addresses the latest polio outbreaks, and the importance of vaccinating children.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the World Health Organization has confirmed about 262 cases of the MERS virus, of which 93 people have died. Dr. William Schaffner of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, provides insight.
Apple is expanding to medical technology. The company is recruiting a team of medical executives and has offered hints of the iWatch and others.
AstraZeneca has rejected Pfizer's sweetened bid claiming it undervalues the company. The "Squawk on the Street" news team shares their thoughts on the latest bid and the U.S. tax code.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team break down Merck's quarterly earnings beat and discuss the state of big pharma and taxes.
Discussing Pfizer's push for a $100 billion deal for AstraZeneca, with Seamus Fernandez Leerink Partners managing director.
Pfizer is working on its next move in a potential $100 billion battle for AstraZeneca after having two bids rejected. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports buying AstraZeneca would boost Pfizer's cancer drug pipeline.