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Jeffrey Leiden, Chairman, President and CEO

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Date Title and Summary
Toggle Summary Vertex Announces European Commission Approval for KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) in Infants With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6 Months to Less Than 12 Months With Certain Mutations in the CFTR Gene
- Ivacaftor is the first and only approved medicine in Europe to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis in children this young - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2019-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited today announced that the European Commission has granted approval of the label
Toggle Summary French Authorities Approve National Reimbursement of ORKAMBI (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for Eligible People Ages Two and Older With Cystic Fibrosis
LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2019-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) today announced that the French Authorities (Comité économique des produits de santé, or CEPS ) have approved national reimbursement of ORKAMBI ® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for people ages two and older with
Toggle Summary CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Announce Positive Safety and Efficacy Data From First Two Patients Treated With Investigational CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy CTX001® for Severe Hemoglobinopathies
-Two patients treated with CTX001 successfully engrafted and demonstrated an initial safety profile consistent with myeloablative busulfan conditioning and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant- -Beta thalassemia: Patient is transfusion independent with total hemoglobin level of 11.9 g/dL

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