Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Cambridge, MA
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Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and other life-threatening diseases. Vertex isn't 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.
Vertex has ongoing worldwide research programs and sites in the U.S., U.K. and Canada and employs over 1800 people.
“All Vertex employees strive to be excellent at their job.”
“I am motivated and challenged every day by my peers and managers to foster change in the way medicines are designed to treat difficult diseases. ”
“I get to work with highly motivated and very smart people who are making a difference in patients' lives.”
“Vertex is working on really difficult drugs for serious diseases in an innovative, and risk-tolerant way. That's hard to find in the pharm industry. Plus, the people at Vertex are great to work with.”
“Vertex treats its employees exceptionally well. What a joy to work for a company that is literally saving lives. We are constantly reminded that we are all an integral part of the final product. ”
“Vertex provides a great opportunity to do great science to create transformative medicines. ”
“Current group (manager, people I support, colleagues) is supportive, positive, smart, respectful.”
“We keep growing and providing leading medicines to patients in need. ”