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Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

270 East Grand Avenue

South San Francisco  California  94080  U.S.A.
Phone: 650-246-7000 Fax: 650-246-7376


Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that engages in the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics in the areas of thrombosis and other hematologic disorders and inflammation. Its development-stage portfolio consists of the compounds including Betrixaban, a novel oral once-daily inhibitor of Factor Xa in phase three clinical trials for extended duration prophylaxis, or preventive treatment of a form of thrombosis known as venous thromboembolism, in acute medically ill patients; Andexanet alfa, a recombinant protein designed to reverse anticoagulant activity in patients treated with a Factor Xa inhibitor; and Cerdulatinib, an orally available kinase inhibitor that inhibits spleen tyrosine kinase and janus kinases, enzymes that regulate important signaling pathways.


September 2, 2003


Founder: Charles Homcy and David Philips

CEO: William Lis

CFO: Mardi Dier

CTO: R. Andrew Ramelmeier


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Key Statistics

Ownership: Public

Web Site: Portola
Employees: 130
Symbol: PTLA

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Company News
Portola (PTLA) Reports Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2016 Financial Results And Provides Corporate Update 3/1/2017 10:33:10 AM
Portola (PTLA) To Announce Fourth Quarter And Year-End 2016 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Tuesday, February 28 2/21/2017 10:46:22 AM
FDA Informs Portola (PTLA) At Mid-Cycle Review For Betrixaban That It Has Not Identified Issues That Require An Advisory Committee Meeting 2/8/2017 8:49:30 AM
Bay Area's Portola (PTLA) Bangs Out a $150 Million Royalty Deal With HealthCare Royalty Partners 2/3/2017 7:08:46 AM
Portola (PTLA) To Webcast Corporate Update On January 10, 2017 1/3/2017 7:58:54 AM
Portola (PTLA) Announces FDA Accepts New Drug Application For Priority Review And EMA Validates Marketing Authorization Application For Oral, Factor Xa Inhibitor Anticoagulant Betrixaban 12/27/2016 7:49:21 AM
Dermavant Sciences Announces Licensing Of Topical Cerdulatinib From Portola (PTLA) For Dermatologic Indications 12/21/2016 11:39:11 AM
Portola (PTLA) Enters Into $50 Million Loan Agreement With Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) And Pfizer (PFE) For Continued Development Of Andexxa (Andexanet Alfa) 12/19/2016 1:07:36 PM
Portola (PTLA) Announces Andexxaâ„¢ (Andexanet Alfa), Betrixaban And Cerdulatinib Data To Be Presented At 2016 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting And Exposition 11/28/2016 7:17:39 AM
Portola (PTLA) Announces Three Phase III APEX Substudy Results Showing Further Benefits Of Treating Acute Medically Ill Patients With Extended-Duration Betrixaban 11/15/2016 8:06:16 AM