Will Icahn use the Biogen gambit on Forest?; Dara shares rocket on fast track designation;

@FierceBiotech: Zogenix plots marketing app as pain drug clears PhIII. More | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: WSJ article on online "dating service" approach to matching approved drugs to new uses. Piece | Follow @JohnCFierce

@RyanMFierce: Far out. Boston Herald reports budding prospects of a Mass. biotech that has sequenced the cannabis genome Item | Follow @RyanMFierce

@MaureenFierce: Only half of doctors surveyed were aware Brilinta was approved. Most won't switch patients from Plavix. Report #sermosurveys | Follow @MaureenFierce

Bloomberg reports that it appears that Carl Icahn can dust off his old game plan for Biogen Idec as he zeroes in on Forest Labs. Report

> Dara BioSciences says that it has received the FDA's fast track designation for its neuropathic pain drug, sending its shares up 27%. Article

> Paladin Labs says CEO Jonathan Goodman was hospitalized after being injured in a serious accident. Story

Pharma News

@FiercePharma: Crains NY predicts Forest Labs will prevail in today's shareholder vote, but Icahn isn't known for giving up easily. Story | Follow @FiercePharma

> Forest declares victory in Icahn proxy fight. Article

> Indian pharma M&A may soon need official OK. More

> In donut hole, Medicare patients don't switch, they stop. Details

> Witness taped Baxter lawyer's payment offer. Story

> Novartis discount sways NICE toward Tasigna. News

> Analysts: Ranbaxy could sell its Lipitor rights. Report

Manufacturing News

> Emerging economy drug makers face lurking challenge. Report

> Turkeys drive Congress to antibiotic action. News

> FDA aims for quality through regulatory science. Story

> The other dark side of Merck's 13,000 layoffs. More

> Recalls expert: Keep a close eye on regulators. Article

> New cause found in most recent Tylenol recall. Details

Vaccine News

> Carbohydrate key to C.diff vaccine. Details

> Novel antibodies could lead to AIDS vaccine. More

> USAID, IDRI for malaria vax collaboration. Report

> TapImmune, Mayo Clinic announce Ph1 breast cancer vaccine trial. News

> Inviragen, U of Texas lands $3M grant for chikungunya vaccine. Article

And Finally... Sniffer dogs could be used for the early detection of lung cancer, according to new research published in the European Respiratory Journal. Report

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