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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX)

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Company Description

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.

Contact Information

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
50 Northern Avenue
Boston Massachusetts 02210
P:(617) 341-6100
Investor Relations:
(617) 444-6108



Mutual fund holders63.65%
Other institutional34.68%
Individual stakeholders1.16%

Top Executives

Jeffrey M. LeidenChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Simon BedsonSVP & GM-International Commercial Operations
Ian F. SmithCFO, EVP & Principal Financial Officer
David Matthew AltshulerChief Scientific Officer & EVP-Global Research
Jeffrey A. ChodakewitzChief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President