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Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

75 Kneeland Street

Boston  Massachusetts  02111  U.S.A.
Phone: 617-275-0040 Fax: 617-275-0039


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Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a private biopharmaceuticals company engaged in the discovery and commercialization of new therapeutics that treat serious and life-threatening diseases. Paratek has a particular focus on developing new therapeutics for the infectious disease market to combat the problem of antibiotic resistance. Paratek was founded in 1996 by Dr. Stuart B. Levy, the world-renowned expert in antibiotic resistance and Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology and of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and by Dr. Walter Gilbert, the successful biotechnology entrepreneur and well-known Nobel Prize-winning Professor at Harvard University. Paratek was created to harness the 30+ years of research and discovery in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and tetracycline chemistry by Dr. Levy and his scientific team at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Paratek has established two product development programs to identify and develop multiple products for the treatment of infectious diseases:

  • The Tetracycline Resistance Project (Tet Project), based on expertise in medicinal chemistry
  • The Multiple Antibiotic Resistance Project (Mar Project), based on novel discoveries in pathogen genomics

Senior Management:
Thomas J. Bigger, President & Chief Executive Officer
Stuart B. Levy, M.D., Chief Scientific Officer
Beverly A. Armstrong, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
George C. Hillman, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
S. Ken Tanaka, Vice President of Research & Development
Dennis Molnar, Executive Director of Corporate Development

Board of Directors
Walter Gilbert, Ph.D., Chairman
Stuart B. Levy, M.D., Vice Chairman & CSO
Thomas J. Bigger, President & CEO, Director
Kalevi Kurkijarvi, Ph.D., Director
Kenneth J. Novack, Director
Sir Mark Richmond, Ph.D., Director
Patricia Smith, M.D., Director
Pieter Strijkert, Ph.D., Director

Last Updated: 04-23-02


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Email: ir@paratekpharm.com
Ownership: Private

Web Site: Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Employees: 76
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Company News
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Appointment Of Douglas Pagan As Chief Financial Officer 12/5/2014 8:58:50 AM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Highlights Newly Expanded Board Of Directors 11/6/2014 1:03:11 PM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Strengthens Management Team 11/4/2014 7:22:11 AM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Completes Merger With Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TSPT) 10/31/2014 7:27:52 AM
Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TSPT) Declares Special Dividend Of $12.79 Million And Additional Contingent Future Amounts In Connection With Its Merger With Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 10/15/2014 8:00:51 AM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Taps A New CEO 7/1/2014 10:12:46 AM
Bay Area's Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TSPT) Soars On Plans To Merge With Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Picks Up $93 Million Along The Way; Transcept Stock Up +19.60% At Market Close (July 1, 2014) 7/1/2014 6:24:15 AM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces FDA Grant of Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) Designation for Its Lead Product Candidate, Omadacycline 1/4/2013 8:55:03 AM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Files for a $92 Million IPO 9/28/2012 6:33:43 AM
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Appointments of Dennis Molnar as Chief Executive Officer and Director and of Dr. Evan Loh as Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors 5/22/2012 7:06:53 AM
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