Sir James Black, pioneer of propranolol, pans state of pharma

Sir James Black, the Scottish scientist who developed two blockbusters that transformed the pharmaceutical industry and modern medicine, propranolol and cimetidine, laments the state of research at big pharma. Of the Pfizer-Wyeth merger he says: “Will they never learn? They will completely exhaust each others’ energies for two years.” Read  the  interview in the Financial Times.

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