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Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are just fine, thank you, especially since the Pharmalot campus is unusually quiet this morning, since the short person is elsewhere, enjoying a mini-break from the local schoolhouse. As for us, we are pursuing our usual routine and relying on cups of stimulation for assistance. In the interest of full disclosure, our choice is apple cider donut. Feel free to join us. Meanwhile, there is much to do and, no doubt, you can relate. This is a busy time, yes? So here are some tidbits.

President Trump is expected to name former Eli Lilly (LLY) executive Alex Azar to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, according to various reports. Azar, who worked at the drug maker for much of the past decade, was president of Lilly U.S. operations until earlier this year, and served as HHS Deputy Secretary under former President George W. Bush.

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  • Athenex objects … novel to have a pharma company complain about an (most probably) off-label use, if I may observe.

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