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September 28, 2016 - Pfizer Completes Acquisition of Medivation

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Medivation, Inc.(NASDAQ: MDVN).

 
September 28, 2016 - Pfizer to Showcase Progress of Broad-Based Oncology Portfolio at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2016 Congress

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that it will be presenting data from 20 abstracts, including three late-breakers, at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2016 Congress in Copenhagen from October 7-11, 2016. The presentations demonstrate progress addressing cancer’s complex challenges through our work across 11 tumor types and eight distinct mechanisms of action, including two immuno-oncology/targeted therapy combination studies in renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

 
September 26, 2016 - Pfizer Decides Remaining One Company Best Positions Company To Maximize Future Value Creation

Pfizer Inc. announced that, after an extensive evaluation, the company’s Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team have determined the company is best positioned to maximize future shareholder value creation in its current structure and will not pursue splitting Pfizer Innovative Health and Pfizer Essential Health into two, separate publicly traded companies at this time.

 
September 23, 2016 - Pfizer Announces Expiration of HSR Waiting Period For Proposed Acquisition of Medivation

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended has expired with respect to Pfizer’s pending acquisition of Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN).

Pfizer now expects to complete the acquisition in the Third-Quarter 2016. The closing of the tender offer remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including the tender of a majority of the outstanding shares of Medivation common stock.

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September 22, 2016 - Pfizer Declares 30-Cent Fourth-Quarter 2016 Dividend

The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. today declared a 30-cent fourth-quarter 2016 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable December 1, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 11, 2016.

 
September 20, 2016 - Pfizer Invites Public To View And Listen To Webcast Of November 1 Conference Call With Analysts

Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a conference call with investment analysts at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The purpose of the call is to provide an update on Pfizer’s results, as reflected in the company’s Third Quarter 2016 Performance Report, to be issued that morning.

 
September 16, 2016 - Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from REFLECTIONS B537-02 Study for PF-06438179 (infliximab-Pfizer) a Potential Biosimilar to Remicade® (infliximab)

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced the confirmatory study (REFLECTIONS B537-02) evaluating the efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity of PF-06438179 (infliximab-Pfizer) compared to Remicade® (infliximab) met its primary endpoint.

 
September 16, 2016 - Pfizer Receives Positive CHMP Opinion For IBRANCE® (palbociclib) In Combination With Endocrine Therapy For The Treatment Of HR+/HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer In Europe

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending that IBRANCE® (palbociclib) be granted marketing authorization in the European Union (EU) for the treatment of women with hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HR+/HER2-) locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

 
September 15, 2016 - Merck and Pfizer Announce Investigational Ertugliflozin Met Primary Endpoint of A1C Reduction When Added to Sitagliptin and Metformin in People with Type 2 Diabetes

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, in partnership with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that a Phase 3 study (VERTIS SITA2) of ertugliflozin, an investigational oral SGLT2 inhibitor for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes, met its primary endpoint.

 
September 14, 2016 - FDA Advisory Committees Recommend to Remove Boxed Warning in Labeling for Pfizer’s Smoking Cessation Therapy, CHANTIX® (varenicline)

Today, a joint meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee and Drug Safety Risk Management Advisory Committee reviewed data from EAGLES (Evaluating Adverse Events in a Global Smoking Cessation Study) evaluating the neuropsychiatric safety of CHANTIX® (varenicline). The Committees recommended by a majority vote to remove the boxed warning regarding serious neuropsychiatric adverse events from the CHANTIXlabeling.

 
September 13, 2016 - Pfizer Launches New “Moodivator” App to Help Support, Encourage and Motivate People with Depression

Today, Pfizer Inc announced it has launched a new app, Moodivator, to help motivate and encourage the millions of adults who experience depression. Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States, as an estimated one in 15 adults (6.7%) experience at least one major depressive episode in any given year.

 
September 7, 2016 - Pfizer Appoints Chief Scientific Officer for Neuroscience Research

Pfizer Inc. announced today that Dr. Ole Isacson, a world-renowned scientist and thought leader in neurology, will become Chief Scientific Officer of the Neuroscience Research Unit and Senior Vice President, effective September 16. Dr. Isacson is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and will continue to serve in an educational role. He is also a founding director of the Neuroregeneration Institute at McLean Hospital. Dr. Isacson will report directly to Mikael Dolsten, President of Worldwide Research and Development.

 
September 6, 2016 - Pfizer Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Discussion at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to listen to a webcast of a discussion with Frank D’Amelio, Executive Vice President, Business Operations, and Chief Financial Officer, at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

 
September 1, 2016 - Pfizer Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Discussion at Healthcare Conference

Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to listen to a webcast of a discussion with Ian Read, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at the 2016 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 12:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

 
August 31, 2016 - XALKORI® (Crizotinib) Receives Approval In European Union For The Treatment Of Patients With ROS1-Positive Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the European Commission has approved XALKORI® (crizotinib) for the treatment of adults with ROS1-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In the European Union (EU), XALKORI is also indicated for treatment of adults with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced NSCLC. In March of this year, XALKORI was approved by the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration for patients with metastatic NSCLC whose tumors are ROS1-positive.

 
August 24, 2016 - Pfizer To Acquire Small Molecule Anti-Infective Business From AstraZeneca

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with AstraZeneca to acquire the development and commercialization rights to its late-stage small molecule anti-infectives business, primarily outside the United States.

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