Discovers and develops novel, small molecule pharmaceuticals
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the business of discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing small molecule drugs for patients with serious diseases in specialty markets.
It focuses on development and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis; infectious diseases, including viral infections, such as influenza, and bacterial infections; autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis; cancer, inflammatory bowel disease; and neurological disorders, including pain, Huntington's disease and multiple sclerosis.
The company was founded by Joshua S. Boger in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
Number of employees : 1 830 persons.
2013 2014 Delta USD (in Million) % USD (in Million) % Pharmaceuticals 1,212 100% 580.42 100% -108.81%
2013 2014 Delta USD (in Million) % USD (in Million) % United States 896.95 74% 361.07 62.2% -148.41% Europe 279.56 23.1% 197.61 34% -41.47% Other 35.47 2.9% 21.73 3.7% -63.21% United Kingdom - - - - -
Shareholders Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX - Nasdaq)
Name Shares % Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) 23,448,477
9.62% Wellington Management Co. LLP 15,358,759
6.30% Fidelity Management & Research Co. 14,849,793
6.09% The Vanguard Group, Inc. 13,517,119
5.55% T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 13,516,888
5.55% BlackRock Fund Advisors 12,765,482
5.24% SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 9,952,735
4.08% Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLC 8,786,205
3.60% JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc. 8,735,836
3.58% ClearBridge Investments LLC 7,926,054
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc : Connections
Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis
Massachusetts Life Sciences Collaborative
The Boston Private Industry Council, Inc.
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
WGBH Educational Foundation
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
The Financial Executives Institute
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
Infectious Diseases Society of America
The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Inc.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Alliance for Business Leadership
The Broad Institute, Inc.
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc.
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Massachusetts Workforce Board Association
American Society for Clinical Investigation
Association of American Physicians
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Brigham & Women's Hospital
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New England Healthcare Institute
Company contact information 50 avenue Northern US-MA 02110 Boston, Massachusetts États-Unis (les) Phone : +1 617 444 6100 Fax : +1 617 444 6680 Internet : http://www.vpharm.com
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