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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces U.S. FDA Approval for KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) to Treat Eligible Infants With CF Ages 1 Month and Older
-First and only CFTR modulator approved for this age group- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved KALYDECO ® (ivacaftor) for use in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 1
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Toggle Summary Vertex Reports First Quarter 2023 Financial Results
— Product revenue of $2.37 billion , a 13% increase compared to Q1 2022 — — Company reiterates full year 2023 financial guidance, including product revenue guidance of $9.55 to $9.7 billion — — TRIKAFTA approved in U.S. for children with cystic fibrosis 2 to 5 years of age — — Pipeline advancement
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Toggle Summary Vertex Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 1 to <2 Years Old
- If approved by the European Commission, nearly 300 children with cystic fibrosis and two copies of the F508del mutation would be eligible for the first time for a medicine&nbsp;that can treat the underlying cause of their disease - LONDON – 26/27/28 April 2023 – Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX)
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces U.S. FDA Approval for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 2 Through 5 With Certain Mutations
-About 900 children with cystic fibrosis will now have a medicine to treat the underlying cause of their disease for the first time- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 26, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present at the Bank of America Securities 2023 Health Care Conference on May 9
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at the Bank of America Securities 2023 Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 9:20 a.m. PT / 12:20 p.m. ET .
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Announce First Quarter 2023 Financial Results on May 1
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its first quarter 2023 financial results on Monday, May 1, 2023 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics Complete Submission of Rolling Biologics License Applications (BLAs) to the US FDA for exa-cel for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease and Transfusion-Dependent Beta Thalassemia
-EU and UK filings completed in 2022; submissions validated by EMA and MHRA and the review procedure has begun as of January 2023 - BOSTON &amp; ZUG, Switzerland --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and CRISPR Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CRSP) today announced
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics Announce Licensing Agreement to Accelerate Development of Vertex’s Hypoimmune Cell Therapies for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
- Vertex to receive non-exclusive rights to CRISPR Therapeutics’ CRISPR/Cas9 to accelerate development of potentially curative cell therapies for T1D- - CRISPR Therapeutics to receive $100M upfront payment plus milestone and royalty payments on potential future gene-edited hypoimmune T1D products-
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Publication in New England Journal of Medicine of Results from Phase 2 Study of Inaxaplin (VX-147)
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 16, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced publication in the New England Journal of Medicine   (NEJM)   of results from preclinical studies and a Phase 2 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of inaxaplin (VX-147) on top of
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces FDA Clearance of Investigational New Drug Application for VX-264, a Novel Encapsulated Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
  – Vertex to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in the coming months – – VX-264 is the second investigational program in Vertex’s pipeline containing stem cell-derived, fully differentiated pancreatic islet cells for the treatment of type 1 diabetes – – VX-264 program does not require
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present at Cowen’s 43rd Annual Health Care Conference on March 7
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at Cowen’s 43 rd Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 2:50 p.m. ET . A live webcast of management's remarks will be available through the
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Toggle Summary Vertex Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial 2022 Results
— Full year product revenue of $8.93 billion , an 18% increase compared to full year 2021 — — Full year GAAP and non-GAAP net income increased 42% and 53%, respectively, versus 2021— — Company provides full year 2023 product revenue guidance of $9.55 to $9.7 billion — — Exa-cel regulatory
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Financial Results on February 7
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 9
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at the 41 st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 11:15 a.m. ET / 8:15 a.m. PT .
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for VX-522, mRNA Therapy for People With Cystic Fibrosis, Cleared by FDA
- Novel, inhaled mRNA therapy intended for the ~5,000 people with CF who cannot benefit from CFTR modulators - - VX-522 clinical trial in people with CF to initiate in coming weeks - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics to Present at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition
- Oral presentation of encore clinical data from Phase 3 clinical trials of exa-cel - - Oral and poster presentations on quality-of-life impacts of sickle cell disease or transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia and burden of hematopoietic stem cell transplant - BOSTON and ZUG, Switzerland
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Toggle Summary Vertex and Entrada Therapeutics Establish Collaboration to Discover and Develop Endosomal Escape Vehicle (EEV) Therapeutics for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 (DM1)
- Entrada to receive $224 million upfront payment and $26 million equity investment, as well as potential milestone payments and royalties - - Global collaboration includes ENTR-701, Entrada’s EEV-investigational candidate for the treatment of DM1 - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec.
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced its participation in the following upcoming investor conferences: Jefferies London Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 , at 9:10 a.m. GMT ( 4:10 a.m.
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Partnership with Basketball Hall-of-Famer Alonzo Mourning to Raise Awareness of APOL1-Mediated Kidney Disease (AMKD)
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the company has partnered with basketball Hall-of-Famer Alonzo Mourning to launch “Power Forward” ( www.PowerForwardTogether.com ), an educational initiative aimed at raising awareness
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present New Data on its Portfolio of Cystic Fibrosis Medicines at the 2022 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference
- New clinical data show TRIKAFTA ® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) continues to deliver significant benefit across a variety of outcomes and over the long term in people with CF - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today
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Toggle Summary Vertex Reports Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results
— Product revenue of $2.33 billion , an 18% increase compared to Q3 2021 — — Company increases full year 2022 product revenue guidance to $8.8 billion to $8.9 billion — — Significant progress in mid- and late-stage pipeline, with near-term commercialization opportunities: Initiating global exa-cel
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Announce Third Quarter 2022 Financial Results on October 27
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its third quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, October 27, 2022 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
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Toggle Summary Vertex Advances Program Targeting Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
 - Initiates first-in-human trial of next-wave AAT corrector, VX-634 - - Phase 2 study evaluating the impact of longer-term treatment with VX-864 to be initiated in the coming weeks - - Additional AAT correctors to enter the clinic starting in 2023 - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct.
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics Announce Global exa-cel Regulatory Submissions for Sickle Cell Disease and Beta Thalassemia in 2022
- Exa-cel will be submitted to the U.S. FDA for rolling review beginning in November, with completion of the U.S. submission package in Q1 2023 - - EMA and MHRA submissions are on track for Q4 2022 - - Exa-cel granted Fast Track, Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) and Orphan Drug
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Toggle Summary Vertex Appoints Jonathan Biller as Chief Legal Officer
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Jonathan Biller has been appointed Chief Legal Officer, effective September 19, 2022 . Mr. Biller will report directly to Vertex’s Chief Executive Officer and President, Reshma
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces U.S. FDA Approval for ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 12 to <24 months
-With this approval, approximately 300 children with two copies of the F508del mutation will have a medicine to treat the underlying cause of their disease for the first time- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 2, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S.
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Participate in the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Friday, September 9
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the company will participate in a fireside chat at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. ET . A live webcast of management’s remarks will be
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Toggle Summary Vertex Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results
— Product revenues of $2.20 billion , a 22% increase compared to Q2 2021 — — Company raises full year 2022 product revenue guidance to $8.6 to $8.8 billion — — Recent exa-cel and VX-880 clinical data presentations demonstrate transformative potential for patients with sickle cell disease, beta
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Toggle Summary Vertex Advances VX-548 in Acute and Neuropathic Pain
- VX-548 advances into pivotal development for people with acute pain ; Phase 3 program to initiate in Q4 2022 - - Phase 2 dose-ranging trial in neuropathic pain expected to initiate by year end - -Breakthrough Therapy Designation granted by FDA - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul.
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Toggle Summary Vertex and Verve Therapeutics Establish Collaboration to Discover and Develop an In Vivo Gene Editing Program for Liver Disease
Verve to Receive $25 Million Upfront Payment and $35 Million Equity Investment, as Well as Potential Milestones and Royalties BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated&nbsp;(Nasdaq: VRTX) and Verve Therapeutics, Inc.
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Announce Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results on August 4
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 18, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its second quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, August 4, 2022 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Acquire ViaCyte, With the Goal of Accelerating its Potentially Curative VX-880 Programs in Type 1 Diabetes
- ViaCyte brings tools, technologies and assets with potential to accelerate development of VX-880, Vertex’s fully differentiated, insulin-producing, stem cell derived islets - - ViaCyte to be acquired for $320 million in cash- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul.
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces FDA Has Lifted the Clinical Hold on VX-880 Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the clinical hold placed on the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of VX-880, an investigational stem cell-derived, fully differentiated
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics Present New Data on More Patients With Longer Follow-Up Treated With exagamglogene autotemcel (exa-cel) at the 2022 European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress
–   Data from 75 patients with transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia or severe sickle cell disease with follow-up of up to 37.2 months continue to demonstrate that exa-cel has the potential to be a one-time functional cure – – Safety profile generally consistent with myeloablative conditioning and
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present Data Demonstrating Significant Benefits of Long-Term and Early Treatment With CFTR Modulators at the European Cystic Fibrosis Conference
- TRIKAFTA ® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) real-world safety and effectiveness interim results show   improved lung function and significant reductions in risk of pulmonary exacerbations, lung transplant and death for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) - - Study in people with CF
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Participate in the Goldman Sachs 43rd Annual Healthcare Conference on June 15
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the company will participate in a fireside chat at the Goldman Sachs 43rd Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 1:20 p.m. PT .
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Inaxaplin (VX-147) Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by U.S. FDA and Priority Medicines (PRIME) Designation by the EMA
- Vertex granted nine Breakthrough Therapy Designations and three PRIME designations across its pipeline programs to date – BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 8, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted inaxaplin
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Toggle Summary Vertex Presents New Data from VX-880 Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial at the American Diabetes Association 82nd Scientific Sessions
–   Patient 1 showed blood glucose time-in-range change from 40.1% on 34.0 units per day of exogenous insulin at baseline to 99.9% and insulin independence at Day 270 – –   Patient 2 showed blood glucose time-in-range change from 35.9% on 25.9 units per day of exogenous insulin at baseline to 51.9%
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Toggle Summary Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics Announce Acceptance of Late-Breaking Abstract for CTX001™ at the 2022 Annual European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress
 - Vertex announces three additional abstracts on the burden of beta thalassemia and sickle cell disease accepted for poster presentation – BOSTON &amp; ZUG, Switzerland &amp; CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and CRISPR Therapeutics
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present New Data on VX-880 Clinical Trial at 82nd American Diabetes Association Annual Conference
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced three abstracts, including two oral presentations and one poster, detailing data on type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its Phase 1/2 trial of VX-880, a stem cell‑derived, fully differentiated
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Toggle Summary Suketu Upadhyay Elected to Vertex Board of Directors
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Suketu (“Suky”) Upadhyay   has been elected to its board of directors as an independent director. Mr. Upadhyay is a global business executive with more than 20 years of experience in the
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Further Expansion in the Boston Seaport at Dedication of the Jeffrey Leiden Center for Cell and Genetic Therapies
-New 344,000 square foot cell and genetic therapies research and manufacturing facility to be built- -Facility to support continued R&amp;D growth- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2022-- At a dedication today of the new Jeffrey Leiden Center for Cell and Genetic Therapies in Boston’s Seaport, Vertex
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces $50 Million Commitment to Health Equity With Three Initial Grants
 – Vertex grant to JDRF supports efforts to improve clinical trial diversity in type 1 diabetes – – The Vertex Foundation grant supports the Mass General Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Center – – Additional Vertex Foundation grant to Year Up to support health care workforce training –
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Toggle Summary Vertex Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results
— Product revenues of $2.10 billion , a 22% increase compared to Q1 2021 — — Company reiterates full year 2022 product revenue guidance of $8.4 to $8.6 billion — — Mid- and late-stage clinical pipeline now spans 6 disease areas — BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Announce First Quarter 2022 Financial Results on May 5
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its first quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, May 5, 2022 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
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Toggle Summary Health Canada Grants Marketing Authorization for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6 Through 11 years With At Least One F508del Mutation
-Approximately 500 Canadians ages 6-11 are now eligible for TRIKAFTA ® - - Vertex has submitted this indication to CADTH &amp; INESSS for Health Technology Assessments- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 20, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Health Canada has
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Statistically Significant and Clinically Meaningful Results From Two Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Studies of VX-548 for the Treatment of Acute Pain
-  Treatment with the NaV1.8 inhibitor VX-548 met the primary endpoint in both Phase 2 proof-of-concept acute pain studies following abdominoplasty or bunionectomy surgery - - VX-548 was generally well tolerated - - Results further highlight NaV1.8 as a new mechanism that could create an
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Toggle Summary Vertex Announces Reimbursement Agreement in Australia for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) for Patients With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 12 Years and Older With at Least One F508del Mutation in the CFTR Gene
- With this reimbursement agreement in place, more than 2,200 people with CF will have PBS -funded access to TRIKAFTA ® , including more than 700 who will now have access to a CFTR modulator therapy for the first time - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
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Toggle Summary Vertex Advances VX-147 Into Pivotal Clinical Development for People With APOL1-Mediated Kidney Disease
– Single pivotal trial to initiate later this month targets the broad patient population with two APOL1 mutations and proteinuric kidney disease – – Pathway for accelerated approval using an interim analysis at Week 48 of eGFR slope, supported by reduction in proteinuria – – Final analysis
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Toggle Summary Vertex to Present at Cowen’s 42nd Annual Health Care Conference on March 8
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2022-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at Cowen’s 42nd Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 2:50 p.m. ET . A live webcast of management's remarks will be available through Vertex
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