Tag Archive | Martin Shkreli

Turing CEO (Daraprim) Martin Shkreli Taken to Court on Wu Tang Clan Album

Turing CEO (Daraprim) Martin Shkreli Taken to Court on Wu Tang Clan Album

The artist whose drawing graces the cover of the exclusive Wu-Tang album bought by Martin Shkreli joined shareholders and former business partners suing the pharmaceutical bad boy with a federal action of his own. Shkrelli bought the album at the height of his wealth, and notoriety, after causing his former company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, to raise […]

US: Turing CEO Shkreli Arrested By FBI

US: Turing CEO Shkreli Arrested By FBI

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, the maker of HIV drug Daraprim, has been arrested by the FBI. He was unshaven, and wearing a grey hoodie during the proceedings. He has already come under intense criticism from the general public, politicians, and the LGBT community for his raising of the price of Daraprim, the toxoplasmosis […]

Express Scripts To Join Turing Rival, Imprimis, To Give Low Price HIV Pill

Express Scripts To Join Turing Rival, Imprimis, To Give Low Price HIV Pill

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, issued the following statement on the news that Express Scripts will partner with Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to offer a low-cost alternative to Daraprim, a lifesaving treatment for people living with HIV.

Daraprim: Shkreli Reduces Drug By 50%, But With Conditions

Daraprim: Shkreli Reduces Drug By 50%, But With Conditions

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been in the firing line because of his recent price hike on Daraprim, a drug used in the treatment of AIDS. Shkreli increased the price of Daraprim by 5000%, from $13.50 per tablet, to $750 per tablet. Yesterday (24 Nov) the company unveiled a 50% price cut for […]

US: Shkreli’s Donation Rejected By Democrat Sanders

US: Shkreli’s Donation Rejected By Democrat Sanders

US Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has rejected a donation from Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, who recently raised the price of an AIDS drug, Daraprim, also known as pyrimethamine, by approximately 5,000 percent. The drug is used to treat malaria, toxoplasmosis, and HIV. When his company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, obtained the manufacturing licence […]

US: HRC calls on Turing Chief Martin Shkreli to reduce price of HIV Daraprim

US: HRC calls on Turing Chief Martin Shkreli to reduce price of HIV Daraprim

Yesterday (6th October) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, once again called on Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli to make good on his unfulfilled promise of Sept. 22 to lower the price on Daraprim — a crucial and often lifesaving treatment for those living […]