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Green Chemistry: A More Sustainable Approach to Medicine Development

Pharmaceutical companies work to ensure that drug development has as little environmental impact as possible with green chemistry principles.


Bill Sessa is Ready to Deliver Breakthroughs for Common Diseases

“Despite advances in treatment, cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer worldwide,” says Bill Sessa, who joined Pfizer as Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for the Internal Medicine Research Unit (IMRU) in February 2022.


Patients’ Voices Shape the Drug Development Process Through a Preference Survey

The insights gleaned from respondents with sickle cell disease and their caregivers will help Pfizer scientists better understand patients' priorities.


Operation Eradication: The Global Health Community Comes Together to Defeat Meningitis by 2030

A new global roadmap to defeat meningitis aims to reduce cases of vaccine-preventable meningitis by 50% and decrease the number of deaths by 70% by 2030.


Five Ways Climate Change Impacts Our Health—and What We Can Do About It

Five environmental conditions associated with climate change that might lead to more health challenges in the future and what actions we can take.


Thanking Rod MacKenzie for his countless contributions to Pfizer

Thanking Rod MacKenzie for his countless contributions to Pfizer, the industry and patients around the globe. After 35 years of outstanding service to Pfizer, Rod MacKenzie, PhD, Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President, has informed me of his intent to retire early next year. This is a bittersweet time for me and for all those colleagues who have worked with Rod over the course of his career. I will miss working with my friend, but I am excited to see the wonderful things he...


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Gene Therapy Myth Busting Quiz Pfizer experts discuss some of the myths that persist about how gene therapy treatments work and what they can potentially do. Can you separate fact from fiction? Understanding Pfizer’s Product Pipeline Pfizer’s product pipeline is a summary of the investigational medicines and vaccines that we’re currently researching and testing, but it can mean so much more. Here’s what it is and why you should care. Online Counterfeit Medicines People in the US, and around the globe, are increasingly falling victim to counterfeit drugs sold illegally online. The World Health Organization estimates that one million people die annually from taking fake or substandard medicines.
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