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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated 

Corporate Headquarters
130 Waverly Street
Cambridge  Massachusetts  02139-4242  U.S.A.
Phone: 617-444-6100 Fax: 617-444-6680


The Science of Possibility.

The first thing you’ll notice about Vertex is that we are not a conventional pharmaceutical company. Each and every person at Vertex is driven by a passion for fearless innovation and a bold desire to transform the lives of millions with new medicines. Together, by creating new possibilities in medicine, our employees are quite literally changing the world.

Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other life-threatening diseases. Our development pipeline includes several investigational drugs that have the potential to transform the treatment of serious diseases. Every day brings us a step closer to getting patients the medicines they need and potentially changing their lives in previously unimaginable ways. It’s a demanding yet incredibly rewarding experience that cannot help but change your life in the process, too.

We employ more than 2,000 of the industry’s best and brightest people at locations around the world – all of us working toward tomorrow’s breakthrough medicines.

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Key Statistics

Ownership: Public

Web Site: Vertex
Employees: ~1000
Symbol: VRTX


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Company News
Vertex (VRTX) To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences 2/10/2016 11:04:40 AM
Vertex (VRTX) To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences 2/9/2016 9:54:30 AM
FDA Spurns Vertex (VRTX) Application for Expanded Use of Kalydeco 2/5/2016 6:52:50 AM
Regeneron (REGN) Stock Rocks, but Vertex (VRTX), Medivation (MDVN) & Jazz Pharma (JAZZ) Roll 2/3/2016 6:08:01 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Reports Full-Year And Fourth Quarter 2015 Financial Results 1/28/2016 8:38:00 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Withholds Specific Sales Guidance for CF Drug Orkambi Due to Lacking Patient Compliance Data 1/28/2016 6:34:24 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Release: Health Canada Approves PrORKAMBI (Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor) - The First Medicine To Treat The Underlying Cause Of Cystic Fibrosis For People Ages 12 And Older With Two Copies Of The F508del Mutation 1/27/2016 10:19:29 AM
Booming Intellia Snaps Up Vertex (VRTX)'s Former Space Near Kendall Square, Hopes to Hire for Newly Created Division 1/22/2016 6:47:28 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Outlines 2016 Business Priorities To Support The Discovery And Development Of New Transformative Medicines For The Treatment Of Cystic Fibrosis And Other Serious Diseases 1/11/2016 12:42:14 PM
Vertex (VRTX) Announces Upcoming Presentation At The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference And Date Of Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Financial Results 1/5/2016 11:35:36 AM