Pfizer, OSI sue Roxane over Tarceva copy; Pharma women still struggle with glass ceiling;

@FiercePharma: Justice Dept wants J&J's incoming CEO Alex Gorsky to testify in Omnicare kickback case; $JNJ says it's 'fishing'. More | Follow @FiercePharma

> Pfizer ($PFE), OSI Pharmaceuticals and Genentech together sued Roxane Laboratories over a proposed generic version of the lung-cancer drug Tarceva. Report

> Despite years of discussion and debate, women still hold few positions in pharma's higher management ranks. News

> Arkansas isn't counting its money yet after the $1.2 billion fine levied there against Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) last week. Story

> UCB announced positive results from a clinical trial testing Cimzia in patients with the spine condition axial spondyloarthritis. Item

> AstraZeneca ($AZN) won FDA approval for Dutoprol, a combination drug comprising its high blood pressure remedy Toprol XL and a low-dose diuretic. Article

> Biogen Idec ($BIIB) launched its drug for multiple sclerosis patients, Fampyra, in Canada. More

> Boehringer Ingelheim launched a new iPad app focusing on its 127-year history. Report

Biotech News

@FierceBiotech: Video games unravel drug discovery riddles. Story | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: ALS patients taking D-I-Y version of experimental Neuraltus drug--sheer desperation. Via WSJArticle. | Follow @JohnCFierce

@RyanMFierce: Takeda is backing genomic and computer analysis of psychiatric disease with Sage Bionetworks, others. News | Follow @RyanMFierce

> Merck snags rights to Endocyte's ovarian cancer drug in $1B deal. News

> Hyperion joins the growing IPO queue with $57M offering. More

> Samsung plans ambitious rollout of biosims at deep discounts. Article

Medical Devices News

 @FierceMedDev: Genetic testing for drug intolerance. Item | Follow @FierceMedDev

> Australia, New Zealand, recall J&J hip implant components. News

> Siemens' Sorensen: Diagnostics save beaucoup bucks. Story

> CyVek nails down $3M for diagnostics test system. Article

> GE Healthcare, Japanese partner to pursue Alzheimer's Dx. More

Biotech IT News

> Pharma groups stand out in social media realm. Item

> Google VC doubles down on Big Data after biotech bets. Piece

> Amazon hungers for genomics data after NIH pact. More

> Wellcome joins chorus calling for free online access to medical research. Article

And Finally... Genetic researchers identified DNA patterns that may be linked to memory and intelligence. Report

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