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Toggle Summary Vertex Appoints Kimberly A. White as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Kimberly A. White has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Ms. White will begin her role with Vertex on May 21, 2018 , and will report to Michael J.
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Toggle Summary Vertex Initiates Phase 3 Study of VX-659, Tezacaftor and Ivacaftor as a Triple Combination Regimen for People with Cystic Fibrosis Who Have Two Copies of the F508del Mutation
-Global Phase 3 study to enroll approximately 100 patients with the most common genetic form of the disease- -Phase 2 data showed mean absolute improvement in ppFEV 1  of 9.7 percentage points when VX-659 was added in people with CF who have two F508del mutations who were already receiving
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Toggle Summary Vertex Initiates First Phase 3 Study of VX-659, Tezacaftor and Ivacaftor as a Triple Combination Regimen for People with Cystic Fibrosis
-Global Phase 3 study to enroll 360 patients with one F508del mutation and one minimal function mutation- -Study designed to support submission of New Drug Application in the U.S. based on 4-week primary efficacy endpoint and 12-week safety data- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Treatment with the NaV1.8 Inhibitor VX-150 Showed Significant Relief of Acute Pain in Phase 2 Study
-VX-150 was generally well tolerated and showed statistically significant relief of acute pain compared to placebo; study included an active reference arm of the opioid pain medicine hydrocodone+acetaminophen to support evaluation of VX-150 treatment effect- -Phase 2 study in acute pain is the
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Toggle Summary FDA Approves SYMDEKOTM (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) to Treat the Underlying Cause of Cystic Fibrosis in People Ages 12 and Older with Certain Mutations in the CFTR Gene
- SYMDEKO is Vertex's third medicine to treat the underlying cause of CF - - SYMDEKO to begin shipping to pharmacies this week - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved SYMDEKO ™
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Toggle Summary Vertex Selects Two Next-Generation Correctors, VX-659 and VX-445, to Advance into Phase 3 Development as Part of Two Different Triple Combination Regimens for People with Cystic Fibrosis
- Phase 2 data showed mean absolute improvements in ppFEV 1 of up to 13.3 and 13.8 percentage points for VX-659 and VX-445, respectively, in triple combination with tezacaftor and ivacaftor in people with CF who have one F508del mutation and one minimal function mutation (F508del/Min); triple
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Toggle Summary Vertex Receives EU Approval for ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) in Children with Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6-11 with Two Copies of the F508del Mutation
- In Europe, there are approximately 3,400 children ages 6-11 who have two copies of the F508del mutation - - Existing reimbursement agreements in countries like Ireland will enable rapid access to ORKAMBI; country-by-country reimbursement processes will now begin in other countries- LONDON
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics to Co-Develop and Co-Commercialize CTX001 as CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Edited Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease and β-Thalassemia
-Vertex selects CTX001 as first gene edited treatment to be developed as part of collaboration with CRISPR Therapeutics - -Clinical Trial Application for CTX001 submitted in Europe to support initiation of Phase 1/2 clinical study in β-thalassemia in 2018- -Preclinical data for CTX001 presented
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Positive Results from Open-Label Phase 3 Study of KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) in Children with Cystic Fibrosis Ages 1 to 2 Years
-Study met primary safety endpoint and showed improvements across multiple endpoints, including measures of pancreatic function- -Potential to modify the course of CF in children as young as one year of age- -Results support FDA and EMA filings in the first quarter of 2018- BOSTON --(BUSINESS
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Toggle Summary Vertex Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for the Treatment of Children with Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6-11 with Two Copies of the F508del Mutation in the European Union
- 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) issued a positive
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