Recent Pfizer Press Releases

  • 9/28/07 11:59 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc announced today that in recognition for its approach to improving the environment, the company was named to the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a not-for-profit coalition of more than 315 global investors. Pfizer was one of 68 Fortune 500 companies -- and the only pharmaceutical company -- named in the CDLI, a prestigious honor roll for global corporationsmore...
  • 9/27/07 12:01 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc announced today the election of Suzanne Nora Johnson and James M. Kilts to the Pfizer Board of Directors effective September 27, 2007. Ms. Johnson, 50, retired as Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in January 2007. She had been with the firm for 21 years in roles ranging from the head of health care investment banking to the head of global research and the Chairman of the Global Marketsmore...
  • 9/26/07 8:00 am EDT

    Additional Early Data Show the Tolerability of Sunitinib in Combination with Standard of Care Chemotherapies in the Treatment of Advanced Prostate and Breast Cancers

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Preliminary results from a new Phase II study provide data on the anti-tumor activity and tolerability of sunitinib malate in patients with advanced gastric cancer. Additionally, data from phase I studies provide information on the tolerability and safety of sunitinib malate in combination with current standard of care chemotherapies in the treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC) and advancedmore...
  • 9/24/07 3:00 am EDT

    First in a New Oral Class of HIV Medicines in 10 Years

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved Celsentri® (maraviroc). Treatment-experienced HIV patients in the EU can soon benefit from the first CCR5 antagonist and only oral entry inhibitor. Maraviroc, in combination with other antiretroviral medicinal products, is indicated for treatment-experienced adult patients infected with only CCR5-tropic HIV-1 virus detectable.more...
  • 9/21/07 2:08 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc said today that an appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling that several generic manufacturers did not infringe the company’s patent for stabilized formulations of gabapentin, the active ingredient in Neurontin. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the New Jersey federal district court should not have granted summary judgment to the generic manufacturers, and that a fullmore...
  • 9/21/07 3:00 am EDT
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer and the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) announced today, at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting, the development of a new awards program which will provide research grants to support European research around understanding and reducing cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes. Grants will be awarded for, but not limited to, research focusingmore...
  • 9/19/07 12:46 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a presentation by Martin Mackay, Vice President, Pfizer Global Research & Development, Senior Vice President Worldwide Development, at the UBS Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, September 26 at 8:30am Eastern Daylight Savings Time. To view and listen to the webcast, visit our web site homepage at www.pfizer.com and click onmore...
  • 9/18/07 11:00 am EDT

    Selzentry Now Available Throughout the U.S. for Use in Combination Therapy for Certain Treatment-Experienced HIV Patients

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly three times as many patients receiving Selzentry, in addition to an optimized background regimen, achieved undetectable levels of HIV virus compared with those receiving an optimized regimen alone, according to 48 week data presented today in late-breaking sessions at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) meeting. This newly approved CCR5 antagonist – the first new class ofmore...
  • 9/18/07 3:00 am EDT

    A Second Exploratory Study Comparing Exubera and Lantus Assessed Daily Blood Sugar Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two new studies presented today at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting reinforce the efficacy and safety of Exubera (insulin human [rDNA origin]) Inhalation Powder for adults with diabetes. An eight-year extension study showed that Exubera was well-tolerated and effective at maintaining blood sugar control. A second eight-day, exploratory study with Exubera and Lantus® (more...
  • 9/13/07 3:38 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a presentation by Ian Read, Senior Vice President, Pfizer Inc., President, Worldwide Pharmaceutical Operations, at the 37th Annual Bank of America Investment Conference on Wednesday, September 19 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time. To view and listen to the webcast, visit our web site homepage at www.pfizer.com and click onmore...