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Oct 18, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the initiation of a Phase 2a clinical trial that will evaluate multiple combinations of VX-770 and VX-809, investigational oral cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators for...
Sep 24, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the underwriter for its offering of 3.35% convertible senior subordinated notes due 2015 has exercised in full its option to purchase an additional $25 million aggregate principal amount of notes. The ...
Sep 23, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell $375.0 million aggregate principal amount of 3.35% convertible senior subordinated notes due 2015. Vertex has granted the underwriter an option to purchase up to a...
Sep 22, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $375.0 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior subordinated notes due 2015 in an underwritten public offering under an automatica...
Sep 7, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that 65% of people overall achieved a sustained viral response (SVR or viral cure) with a telaprevir-based regimen in the pivotal Phase 3 REALIZE study, as compared to 17% of people in the control arm who rece...
Aug 10, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced results from the Phase 3 ILLUMINATE study, which was designed to evaluate whether there was any benefit to extending therapy from 24 to 48 weeks in people whose hepatitis C virus (HCV) was undetectable at ...
Jul 28, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jul 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today provided an update on recent progress in its development programs in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, cystic fibrosis (CF) and other diseases and reported consolidated financial results for the quarter ended J...
Jul 13, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jul 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Wayne J. Riley, M.D., M.B.A., joined its board of directors as an independent director. The addition of Dr. Riley brings the number of Vertex board members to 10. Dr. Riley was appointed to the cl...
May 25, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that 75% of people chronically infected with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) who had not previously been treated achieved a sustained viral response (SVR or viral cure) after receiving a 12-week telaprevir-...
May 13, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced results of the voting at its 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. At the meeting, shareholders re-elected director nominees Dr. Joshua Boger, Dr. Charles A. Sanders and Elaine S. Ullian. Their terms will ...
Apr 21, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Apr 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today provided an update on recent progress in its development programs in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, cystic fibrosis (CF) and other diseases and reported consolidated financial results for the quarter ended M...
Apr 15, 2010
VIENNA, Austria, Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In conjunction with an oral presentation at the 45th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in Vienna, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced results from a Phase 1b clinical trial of the investigational oral ...
Apr 15, 2010
VIENNA, Apr 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In conjunction with an oral presentation at the 45th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in Vienna, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that 59 percent of patients overall who received a telaprevir-based co...
Apr 7, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Apr 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a clinical trial known as PROVE 3 published in this week's New England Journal of Medicine, treatment with telaprevir-based regimens significantly increased rates of sustained viral response (SVR) in patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who did ...
Mar 16, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Mar 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that multiple abstracts related to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor telaprevir and the HCV polymerase inhibitor VX-222 were accepted for presentation at the 45th Annual Meeting of the ...