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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


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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.

For more information on Vertex, please visit www.vrtx.com. For information on career opportunities with Vertex, please visit www.careers.vrtx.com..

Key Contacts:
Media: mediainfo@vrtx.com
Investors: investorinfo@vrtx.com
Patient Inquiries: clinical_trials@vrtx.com


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Key Statistics


Email:
Ownership: Public

Web Site: Vertex
Employees: ~1000
Symbol: VRTX
 





Collaborations

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.  (VX-770 for CF)

Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.  (VX-702 for RA)

GlaxoSmithKline  (VX-409 and Backup Compounds)

Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.  (telaprevir for HCV) - Europe, South America, Australia, the Middle East and other countries

Merck & Co.  (MK-0457 (VX-680), MK-6592 (VX-667) and VX-689 for Cancer)

Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation  (telaprevir for HCV) - Japan and certain Far East countries





Company News
Watch Out Gilead (GILD), Investors Feel Vertex (VRTX) May Be Biogen (BIIB)'s Good Fit 7/31/2015 5:56:10 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 7/30/2015 1:03:44 PM
Ex-Vertex (VRTX) Digs Get Two New Biotech Tenants in CRISPR and Synologic 7/30/2015 6:28:38 AM
Four Boston Biotechs That Could Make M&A Moves This Year 7/30/2015 5:26:16 AM
The Secret To Vertex (VRTX)' Success 7/29/2015 6:53:54 AM
Vertex (VRTX) To Announce Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results On July 29 7/14/2015 11:53:49 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Release: FDA Approves ORKAMBI (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 7/6/2015 5:59:42 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Gets FDA Approval for $259K Per Year CF Drug 7/6/2015 5:58:43 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Poised to Become Profitable Following Expected FDA Approval of Orkambi 6/30/2015 7:06:01 AM
Sangeeta N. Bhatia, M.D., Ph.D., Joins Vertex (VRTX) Board Of Directors 6/19/2015 7:33:15 AM
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