Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IRWD)

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Volume: 29.2K
SECTOR
Health Technology
INDUSTRY
Pharmaceuticals: Other
MARKET CAP
$1.7B

Company Description

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an entrepreneurial pharmaceutical company. It discovers, develops and intends to commercialize differentiated medicines that improve patient's lives. The company's lead product candidate is linaclotide, a guanylate cyclase type-C agonist being developed for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation and chronic constipation. It operates Human Therapeutics segment, which consists of the development and commercialization of product candidates, including linaclotide. The company also focuses on both research and development of early stage product candidates and preclinical research in multiple therapeutic areas, including gastrointestinal disease, pain and inflammation, respiratory disease, allergic disease and cardiovascular disease. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals was founded by Peter M. Hecht, Eric F. Summers, G. Todd Milne, Brian M. Cali, Joseph C. Cook, Jr. and Gina Bornino Miller on January 5, 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Contact Information

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
301 Binney Street
Cambridge Massachusetts 02142
P:(617) 621-7722
Investor Relations:
(617) 374-5082

Employees

Shareholders

Mutual fund holders62.68%
Other institutional48.71%
Individual stakeholders10.55%

Top Executives

Peter M. HechtChief Executive Officer & Director
Michael J. HigginsChief Operating Officer
Thomas GraneyCFO, Senior VP-Finance & Corporate Strategy
Mark G. CurrieChief Scientific Officer & Senior Vice President
Jeffrey M. JohnstonChief Medical Officer & VP-Clinical Development

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