Martin Shkreli

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Martin Shkreli: at Friday’s sentencing hearing, he said: “Prison has been a heartbreaking experience. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Martin Shkreli, the disgraced biotech entrepreneur, was sentenced on Friday to seven years in jail for fraud, concluding a saga that began when he bec(...)

Vimovo is a mixture of an anti-inflammatory drug and a medicine that lessens the risk of stomach problems. Photograph: iStock

An Irish-domiciled pharmaceutical company has put a price tag of almost $3,000 (€2,400) on a bottle of two-in-one painkillers that can be bought separ(...)

Pfizer, which makes erectile dysfunction treatment Viagra, raised the average wholesale price of 148 drugs by between 6 and 13.5 per cent.

Pharma firms have imposed price rises of several times the rate of inflation on more than 1,000 products in the United States, a new year move that ri(...)

Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG and once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” has been convicted of fraud

Martin Shkreli, once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” has been convicted of fraud. Shkreli, notorious for raising the price of a potentially l(...)

 Martin Shkreli heads into federal court for the beginning of his trial for eight counts of securities and wire fraud Photograph: The New York Times

An odd duck. Weird. A guy who shuffled around his office in bunny slippers with a stethoscope around his neck because he felt comfortable that way. Th(...)

Pfizer has raised the US price of nearly 100 drugs by an average of 20 per cent so far this year, in a move that threatens to draw anger from politici(...)

Face value: Novum has raised the price of a 60g tube of Aloquin, which is used to treat conditions such as eczema and acne, by 128 per cent to $9,561. Photograph: iStockphoto

A US drugmaker producing skin creams for common conditions such as acne and eczema has raised the price of two of its treatments to almost $10,000 a (...)

Epinephrine is used as an emergency treatment for an acute allergic reaction.  Photograph: iStock

Mylan said it would take immediate action to cut the cost of its EpiPen emergency allergy shot following pressure from politicians including US presid(...)

Martin Shkreli, former chief executive of  Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, arrives at the US Federal Court in New York. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli, a lightning rod for outrage over soaring US prescription drug prices and infamous for hiking the price(...)

Chief executive John Lechleiter: “We cannot afford another 10-year drought. We have survived one; we probably would not survive the next one.”

When I spoke to John Lechleiter eight years ago, he had just taken over one of Big Pharma’s most venerable names at a distinctly inauspicious moment. (...)

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