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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders were two of five senators who condemned Novartis's AveXis for submitting falsified data to the US FDA.

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders just slammed the Swiss drug giant Novartis over a new controversy swirling around the world’s most expensive...

"This scandal smacks of the pharmaceutical industry's privilege and greed, and Americans are sick of it," they wrote to the FDA's acting leader.
Jonathan Lasko, 31, holds the hand of his son Max, age 3.5, who was born with spinal muscular atrophy. A new one-time treatment was just approved for the disease, with a $2.1 million price tag.

The US just approved a $2.1 million treatment for a devastating disease. It’s the most expensive drug in the world.

The treatment, called Zolgensma, should last longer than a typical drug. It also has a much higher price tag.

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A revolutionary drug that could treat a rare and devastating disease is prohibitively expensive. But one state has a plan to pay for its potential $5 ...

A one-time treatment for a devastating rare disease could be paid for with an installment plan in Massachusetts. That could set a roadmap for the US.
Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan

Novartis just handed out a $8.7 billion endorsement for new therapies that are changing how we treat genetic diseases

Novartis is acquiring gene therapy company AveXis for $8.7 billion. It's part of a wave of big bets in gene therapy, a cutting-edge area of science that has had some big advancements over the past year.