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500 Merck Employees in Montco Getting Pink Slips

A Merck spokeswoman says the layoffs will take effect between December 23rd and January 5th at its West Point facility.

11/04/2013

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Drugmaker Merck To Cut 8,500 More Jobs

Drugmaker Merck says it plans to reduce its global workforce by another 8,500 jobs as part of a plan to cut its annual costs by about $2.5 billion by the end of 2015.

10/01/2013

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FDA Reviewing Merck’s Allergy Therapy Meant To Reduce Allergic Reactions

Drugmaker Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing its second application to sell a new type of allergy treatment meant to gradually reduce allergic reactions over time, rather than just relieving sneezing, itching and other symptoms temporarily.

05/08/2013

(Dr. Timothy Block of the Hepatitis B Foundation, left, gets a symbolic key from Dr. Roger Pomerantz, senior vice president of Merck Pharmaceuticals, on Tuesday.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Merck Donates Its Biotech Collection to a Bucks County Research Foundation

“It’s like one of the best art collections in the world that has been kept privately and now it’s going to be made available,” says Dr. Tim Block, founder and president of the Hepatitis B Foundation.

06/07/2011