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Nov 10, 2017
- In Europe, there are approximately 3,400 children ages 6-11 who have two copies of the F508del mutation - BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the European Union Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) ...
Nov 3, 2017
- Data from ongoing extension study of ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) in children ages 6-11 and real-world KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) data demonstrate long-term safety and other benefits of these medicines - - New data from ongoing extension study of tezacaftor/ivacaftor combination...
Nov 3, 2017
- Data showed significant improvements in lung function (ppFEV1) with a favorable safety profile across multiple patient groups - - Tezacaftor/ivacaftor currently under review by the FDA and EMA; FDA Priority Review action date of February 28, 2018 - BOSTON--(...
Nov 1, 2017
The Vertex Research Innovation Award (RIA) Program Will Now Provide up to $10M in Grants Over the Next Five Years to New Postdoctoral and Faculty Researchers from Around the World BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) announced today a ...
Oct 23, 2017
Now Accepting Applications for the "All in for CF" Scholarship Program Through Jan. 3, 2018 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) has doubled the number of scholarships for people living with cystic fibrosis (CF) and their immediate family memb...
Oct 17, 2017
Dedicates $50M to science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education for underserved students and establishes The Vertex Foundation Expands global efforts for providing patient and caregiver support including access to our medicines; developing young scientists and physicia...
Sep 19, 2017
-Eleven abstracts from Vertex's CF program accepted for presentation- -Late-breaking abstract submitted with data from three different triple combination regimens in CF patients- BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today annou...
Sep 6, 2017
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the appointment of Tom Graney to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Graney will begin his role with Vertex on September 13, 2017 and will report to Executive Vice President and Chief ...
Aug 24, 2017
-FDA grants Priority Review of the application and sets action date of February 28, 2018- -Applications supported by positive results from two global Phase 3 studies in people with CF ages 12 and older who have two copies of the F508del mutation or one F508del mutation and one residual function ...
Aug 1, 2017
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) for use in more than 600 people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 2 and older who have one of five residual function mutations...
Jul 25, 2017
BOSTON & LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) and Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today announced the completion of their previously announced asset purchase agreement. Under the completed agreement, Vertex now has worldwide development and ...
Jul 18, 2017
-Phase 2 data showed mean absolute improvements in ppFEV1 of 9.7 and 12.0 percentage points for VX-152 and VX-440, respectively, in triple combination with tezacaftor and ivacaftor in F508del/Min patients; Initial data from Phase 1 study showed mean absolute improvement in ppFEV1 of 9.6 percentage points ...
Jul 17, 2017
Boston Public High School Students Hannah Mei and Sayed Shah Receive Vertex Science Leaders Scholarship to Pursue STEM Degrees at UMass BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex, Boston Public Schools (BPS) and the University of Massachusetts today announced the recipients of the an...
Jul 13, 2017
- Effective immediately, agreement enables hundreds of people in Italy to access this important medicine - - Recent pricing and reimbursement agreements have enabled broad access to ORKAMBI for thousands of eligible patients in multiple European countries; negotiations continue in a number of othe...
Jun 9, 2017
- Presentation of data from a Phase 3 study of ORKAMBI in children ages 6-11 with two copies of the F508del mutation demonstrated improvements in lung function and sweat chloride; study also published online in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine today - - ECFS data presentations demonstrate that trea...