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The Eli Lilly plant in Cork: The company had deferred investment.

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has been urged to intensify her department’s engagement with US multination(...)

Healthcare potential: the MSD facility in Swords, Co Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Pharma giant MSD – known in the US as Merck – is to expand its clinical trials programme in Ireland. The company, which employs about 1,800 people in (...)

After hitting a series of record highs in a post-election rally, Wall Street has been trading in a tight range as investors look for more details on Donald Trump’s policies. Photograph: Stephen Yang/Reuters

Trading in European equities and the euro was choppy on Thursday after ECB president Mario Draghi reaffirmed interest rates would stay at current or (...)

Liz O’Donnell: since retiring from politics in 2007 she has worked as an adviser and public affairs consultant

US pharma group MSD Human Health has appointed former minister of state Liz O’Donnell as director of policy, government affairs and communications. (...)

The falure of its Alzheimer medicine - known as Solanezumab, or Sola -  wiped $10 billion off Lilly’s market capitalisation in a single day.

The suspense inside the offices of Eli Lilly this autumn was all but unbearable. After working on a drug to fight Alzheimer’s disease for 15 years, em(...)

Winner of the Research Image of the Year: “Organic ChemisTree, a Telescopic View”, by Andrea Zanetti, a chemistry PhD student at UCD. The tree is made of copper salts crystallising out of a green chemical mixture. The blue sky was provided by a laboratory glove.

A researcher involved in making sense of big data has been named the Science Foundation Ireland researcher of the year 2016. Prof Barry O’Sullivan i(...)

Ryanair advances 1.8 per cent, sealing the Iseq’s outperformance relative to the major European indices. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Early turbulence in financial markets gave way to calm and then gains later on Wednesday, as investors reassessed the consequences of Donald Trump’s (...)

No new dementia drug has been licensed for more than a decade.   Photograph: Getty

An Alzheimer’s drug has been shown to successfully target the most visible sign of the disease in the brain, raising hopes that an effective treatment(...)

Merck reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue due to higher sales of its vaccines and cancer drug Keytruda. Photograph: Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg

US pharmaceutical company Merck reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue due to higher sales of its vaccines and cancer drug Keytruda, which wo(...)

A girl getting vaccinated against HPV. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Sometimes a decision really is a matter of life or death. Deciding whether your child should take a vaccine is just such a decision, one that can have(...)

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