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GSK closing Pittsburgh office, putting 275 jobs at risk

The big asset swap between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis may have given each just what it wanted, but the deal continues to play out poorly for workers, with GSK planning to close its Pittsburgh office where it has about 275 employees working for its consumer health unit.

Careful, European drugmakers. Fitch says M&A may be a bit too heated

Fitch Ratings is raising the flag on pharma M&A. The credit ratings agency says the current spate of dealmaking is putting some pressure on European Big Pharma players.

With U.S. sales suffering, GSK plots changes to quota-free pay model

GlaxoSmithKline's controversial overhaul of sales-rep compensation is due for some tweaks. After replacing its North American president earlier this year, the company has decided to revisit its so-called Patient First sales model, which pegs incentive pay to broad sales and performance goals rather than individual quotas.

GSK relocates vaccine R&D to Maryland with new global center

In the wake of its multibillion-dollar asset swap with Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline is doubling down on its vaccines focus. And it'll be doing that in Maryland, where it's establishing a new global R&D center.

Cipla India head Goel resigns just over a year into job

The head of Cipla's India operations has resigned from his post just more than a year after joining from GlaxoSmithKline in January last year, the company said in an email to FiercePharmaAsia.

UPDATED: GlaxoSmithKline to create new vaccines hub, uprooting R&D groups in Cambridge, Philly

GlaxoSmithKline is setting up a global vaccines hub in Rockville, MD, in the wake of its big asset swap with Novartis. And the move will force hundreds of staffers in Cambridge, MA, and Philadelphia to either look for a relocation package or exit the company.

GSK shingles shot might trump Merck's Zostavax, analysts say

Though GlaxoSmithKline is still waiting on late-stage results from its shingles vaccine, HZ/su, Cowen & Co. analysts say the GSK shot may just be better than Merck's Zostavax.

Analysts: GSK shingles vaccine could steal market share from Merck's Zostavax

While GlaxoSmithKline is still awaiting late-stage results for its shingles vaccine, HZ/su, Cowen & Co. analysts believe the vaccine may just be better than Merck's Zostavax.

GlaxoSmithKline and Merck Ebola vaccines succeed in Phase II Liberian trials

Two Ebola vaccines, one developed by the NIH and GlaxoSmithKline and the other by Merck and NewLink, have sailed through Liberian trials and, based on the results, may now advance to Phase III trials.

Forget fighting over Flonase ads. GSK and J&J settle on fight for market share

GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson have settled a short-lived legal spat over GSK's allergy drug marketing claims--meaning that now, the only battle left will be the one for market share.