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Boston Sci courts hospitals with a pair of deals to boost patient outcomes and lower costs

In medical devices, it's all about offering value to hospitals as they continue to undergo consolidation in the U.S., thereby enabling them to wield greater buying power. To demonstrate its commitment to addressing that trend, Boston Scientific has added a couple of partnerships intended to improve the usability and value of its products: one with cardiovascular consultancy MedAxiom and another with healthcare data analytics company TogetherMD.

From the pharma C-suite: Notable, quotable remarks on Asia, emerging markets for Q1 (Part 2)

FiercePharmaAsia  combs earnings calls by major drug companies for notable and quotable nuggets on emerging markets and Asia to track the latest sales trends and insight into business outlooks in markets as diverse as China, India and Japan to Southeast Asia.

Celgene bets $30M on a Versant-backed cancer startup

Striking its fourth oncology deal in under a week, the prolific Celgene is teaming up with a graduate of the Versant Ventures startup academy, betting the biotech's proprietary R&D engine can churn out some valuable cancer candidates.

Celgene deepens its Agios ties with an $80M option deal

Celgene is expanding its relationship with biotech partner Agios Pharmaceuticals, partnering on another preclinical cancer candidate in a 50-50 deal.

Google's Calico continues its partnering romp on aging R&D with Buck collaboration

Google's stealthy biotech Calico is setting up shop inside the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, CA, after hammering out the latest in a long lineup of deals to collaborate on a new generation of therapeutics.

Google's Calico continues its partnering romp on aging R&D with Buck collaboration

Google's stealthy biotech Calico is setting up shop inside the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, CA, after hammering out the latest in a long lineup of deals to collaborate on a new generation of therapeutics.

Boston Sci partners with Brainlab, as revenue outlook goes flat and legal costs weigh

Boston Scientific is looking determinedly toward the future with a new partnership with deep brain stimulation player Brainlab and positive data for its peripheral artery disease drug-eluting stent. But the past keeps weighing upon it as litigation costs pile up from vaginal mesh lawsuits and the recent settlement with Johnson & Johnson over the long-standing Guidant dispute.

Resverlogix gets a $116M China drug development deal, stokes buyout buzz

Resverlogix has struck a deal to trade development rights in China for its lead cardio drug in exchange for a $41.5 million equity stake in the biotech along with up to $75 million in sales milestones. And today the Canadian biotech's CEO added a sweetener, telling Bloomberg that he's in talks with unnamed suitors to sell the company.

Eisai, Nihon Medi-Physics plan work on dementia with Lewy bodies

Eisai and Nihon Medi-Physics plan to work together on one of Japan's three major dementia types, termed "dementia with Lewy bodies," meaning abnormal massing of protein inside nerve cells. The research is part of a broad cascade of efforts around the globe into diagnostics and treatments for dementia-related studies.

Shenzhen Hepalink buys in to develop Resverlogix cardio candidate in China

Shenzhen Hepalink Pharmaceutical said it has reached an agreement to develop and commercialize in Greater China a cardiovascular candidate from Resverlogix Corp. in a deal that could even include wider territorial sales if successful.