Merck Pharmaceuticals Company Profile

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The Merck Group is a global pharmaceutical and chemical company. In 2005, Merck Group sales totaled € 5,870 million. Adjusted for the disposal of VWR in the second quarter of 2004, this represents an increase of 9.9% over 2004. We increased our research and development spending, which has already been substantial for a number of years, by 19% to € 713 million. The operating result rose by a favorable 14% to € 883 million; return on sales (ROS) was 15.0% and return on capital employed (ROCE) reached a notable 20.5%.


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News Articles [1327 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Merck Complete Largest Clinical Trial Ever in Postpartum Hemorrhage

NewsFerring Pharmaceuticals and Merck, through its Merck for Mothers initiative, announced the completion of CHAMPION (Carbetocin Haemorrhage Prevention), a global clinical trial conducted by the Huma...

KalVista, Merck Partnership on Blindness Drug Sends Shares Skyward

KalVista Pharmaceuticals has inked a partnership with pharmaceutical giant Merck for its lead drug, an experimental treatment for a complication of diabetes that can lead to blindness. According to th...

Merck buys into KalVista and its DME candidate

Shares in KalVista Pharmaceuticals have surged on news of a deal with Merck & Co potentially worth more than $750 million.

Merck Acquires 9.9% Stake In KalVista

KENILWORTH (NJ) (dpa-AFX) - KalVista Pharmaceuticals Inc. (KALV) said that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, through a su...

STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Merck makes Ireland great again; roadside thefts of pharmaceuticals are dropping

Merck is building a new facility in Dublin to ramp up global manufacturing capacity for its blockbuster Keytruda cancer therapy

Diabetes-related therapy candidate stars in $700 million-plus Merck & Co deal

East Coast protease inhibitor specialist KalVista Pharmaceuticals has signed a deal with Merck & Co,…

Merck KGaA Invests in Asian Biopharma

To support the growing demand for biopharmaceutical manufacturing capability in Asia, German pharmaceuticals and chemicals producer Merck plans to increase its spending on manufacturing and distributi...

Astrazeneca, Merck Advance Lynparza In Japan With Second Regulatory Submission

LONDON (dpa-AFX) - AstraZeneca (AZN, AZN.L) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) said that they have submitted a new drug application to Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency or PMDA for the u...

PubMed Articles [129 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Suspended solids moderate the degradation and sorption of waste water-derived pharmaceuticals in estuarine waters.

This study focuses on the fate of pharmaceuticals discharged into an estuarine environment, particularly into the Turbidity Maximum Zone (TMZ). Batch experiments were set up to investigate the factors...

Chiral pharmaceuticals: A review on their environmental occurrence and fate processes.

More than 50% of pharmaceuticals in current use are chiral compounds. Enantiomers of the same pharmaceutical have identical physicochemical properties, but may exhibit differences in pharmacokinetics,...

Genetics of familial hypercholesterolemia: a tool for development of novel lipid lowering pharmaceuticals?

Familial hypercholesterolemia is characterized by high LDL cholesterol and an elevated risk to develop coronary heart disease. Mutations in LDL receptor-mediated cholesterol uptake are the main cause ...

A General Strategy for Site-Selective Incorporation of Deuterium and Tritium into Pyridines, Diazines and Pharmaceuticals.

Methods to incorporate deuterium and tritium atoms into organic molecules are valuable for medicinal chemistry. The prevalence of pyridines and diazines in pharmaceuticals means that new ways to label...

Effects of exposure to pharmaceuticals (diclofenac and carbamazepine) spiked sediments in the midge, Chironomus riparius (Diptera, Chironomidae).

Human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and degradation products are continuously introduced into the environment. To date, there is a lack of information about the effects of pharmaceuticals in spiked t...

Clinical Trials [288 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Bioequivalence Study of Montelukast From Asmakast 10mg Tabs (Sandoz, Egypt) & Singulair 10mg Tabs (Merck)

Comparative randomized, single dose, two-way crossover open-label study to determine the bioequivalence of Montelukast fromAsmakast10 mg tablets (Man. by Minapharm Egypt for Novartis Pharm...

Safety and Immunogenicity Study of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine (209762) Compared to Merck & Co., Inc.'s MMR Vaccine in Healthy Children 12 to 15 Months of Age

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of GSK Biologicals' trivalent MMR (Priorix®), comparing it to Merck's MMR vaccine (M-M-R®II), which is approved for...

Finasteride 5 mg Tablets Under Fasting Conditions

The objective of this study is to compare the relative bioavailability of finasteride 5 mg tablets (manufactured and distributed by TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA) with that of PROSCAR® 5 mg ta...

Study of EMD531444 in Subjects With Stage III Unresectable Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Following Primary Chemoradiotherapy

Darmstadt, Germany, June 17 2010 - Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, and its U.S. affiliate, EMD Serono, Inc. today announced that they are resuming their Stimuvax® (BLP25 liposome ...

Immunogenicity and Safety of Kinrix + MMR With and Without Varicella Vaccine in Healthy Children 4-6 Years

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of Kinrix when co-administered with varicella (Varivax® [varicella virus vaccine live], Merck and Company) and MMR va...

Companies [1430 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Merck & Co

Here you will find an overview of our activities in the core businesses of pharmaceuticals and chemicals. We illustrate the structure of our company. We present the Executive Board of Merck KGaA. ...

Merck Animal Health

Today's Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, is the global ...

Merck Foundation

The Merck Foundation is a U.S.-based, private charitable foundation. Established in 1957 by Merck, a global health care leader, the Foundation is funded entirely by the company an...

The Merck Foundation

The Merck Foundation is a U.S.-based, private charitable foundation. Established in 1957 by Merck, a global health care leader, the Foundation is funded entirely by the company an...

Merck Serono

Merck Serono is the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a global pharmaceutical and chemical company. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, Merck Serono ...

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