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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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YEAR FOUNDED:

1989

LEADERSHIP:

Founder: Joshua Boger

CEO: Jeffrey Leiden

CMO (Medical): Jeffrey Chodakewitz

CFO: Ian Smith

CSO (Scientific): David Altshuler

CLINICAL TRIAL:

Please click here for clinical trial information.

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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
Concert Pharma (CNCE) Announces Termination Of The HSR Act Waiting Period For CTP-656 Asset Purchase Agreement With Vertex (VRTX) 7/24/2017 7:52:19 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Gains $8 Billion Overnight as Cystic Fibrosis Combo Drug Wows in Trials 7/19/2017 5:43:05 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Awards Two First-Generation College Students Full Scholarships To The University Of Massachusetts 7/17/2017 9:35:23 AM
Vertex (VRTX) To Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results On July 26 7/13/2017 7:21:43 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Announces Reimbursement Agreement In Italy For ORKAMBI (Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor), The First Medicine To Treat The Underlying Cause Of Cystic Fibrosis In People Ages 12 And Older With Two Copies Of The F508del Mutation 7/13/2017 6:39:47 AM
3 Key Reasons Why a Gilead (GILD)-Vertex (VRTX) Marriage May Not be a Match Made in Biotech Heaven 7/5/2017 5:37:53 AM
Why Vertex (VRTX) Could Still Be Gilead (GILD)'s Best Takeover Option 6/30/2017 6:58:26 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Announces Nine Presentations Of Data On ORKAMBI (Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor) And KALYDECO (Ivacaftor) At The European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS) Conference 6/12/2017 7:11:42 AM
Vertex (VRTX) Names Dr. Alan Garber, Provost Of Harvard, To Its Board Of Directors 6/9/2017 7:04:51 AM
3 Biotechs That May Be Gearing Up For A Vertex (VRTX)-Like Run 6/9/2017 6:27:21 AM
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