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Some of the industry's best and brightest people are currently part of the Vertex team - all working toward the development of tomorrow's medicines. People come to Vertex for a number of reasons but remain at the company because each and every …

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Teaching is a Learning Process

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Vertex Developer Challenge

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) go through many transitions...

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Vertex Science Fair Mentorship Showcase

For the last four months, 16 Boston Public School (BPS)...

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Neighbor of Choice: Making a Difference in Our Communities

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Vertex does not focus on incremental advances in medicine and science.  We're working to make transformative changes in how some of the world's most devastating diseases are treated.  
--Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer for Vertex

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Vertex believes that innovative science is at the heart of inventing medicines, which is what our team strives to do each and every day.  

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Vertex is committed to creating transformative medicines by …

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The Vertex Scholars program marks one of our first philanthropic …

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Innovative science is at the heart of inventing breakthrough medicines.
--Peter Mueller, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Global Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer for Vertex

Meet Our Team

Some of the industry's best and brightest people are currently part of the Vertex team - all working toward the development of tomorrow's medicines. People come to Vertex for a number of reasons but remain at the company because each and every …

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Meet Dr. Bryan Vought

Meet Bryan Vought, Ph.D., one of our scientists who is passionate …

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Vertex History

Joshua Boger, Ph.D., founded Vertex in 1989 with $6 million in …

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Meet Rocky de Kok-Somviengxay

"Each person's struggle is unique, but know that your struggle …

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We're not a technology company.  We're a people company.  Technology is not transformative - people are.  People are the only ones who can transform anything.
--Joshua Boger, Ph.D., Founder of Vertex

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Vertex has continually been recognized as one of the industry's top places to work by leading publications such as Science Magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal and The Scientist.

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For the fourth year in a row, Vertex has been named one of the Top …

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Our focus on people with serious diseases and our culture of scientific innovation are the core of Vertex and what drives our scientists to discover and develop new treatments. That is who we are at Vertex and that is what makes us special.
--Jeff Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, President and CEO

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Vertex realizes that bringing together some of the world’s smartest people is often the best way to solve the toughest scientific problems. 

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Vertex Developer Challenge

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) go through many transitions...

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Vertex works with some of the world's largest pharmaceutical …

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Collaboration

In 1998, Vertex began a collaboration with the Cystic Fibrosis …

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Solving the world's most complex health challenges is not a one-person or a one company endeavor.  It will require the collaborative efforts of people in academia, patients, and their physicians, and companies from around the world. Together we have the opportunity to transform human health in the years ahead.
--Jeff Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, President and CEO

Vertex Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at New Corporate Headquarters

Vertex CEO Jeff Leiden, M.D., Ph.D. joined Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh and multiple other city and state political officials and business leaders in early February to celebrate the official opening of …

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Teaching is a Learning Process

One of our scientists, Eric Block, who has been at Vertex for over …

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Vertex Science Fair Mentorship Showcase

For the last four months, 16 Boston Public School (BPS)...

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Neighbor of Choice: Making a Difference in Our Communities

Joe Snodgrass’s experience as a teaching assistant during …

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Our Local Communities

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We have to engage kids when they are young so that science becomes not only understandable to them but fun as well. As a company - but also as a society - we need to make sure we do not lose sight of this or we will lose the next generation of great scientists.
--Peter Mueller, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Global Research and Development, and Chief Scientific Officer

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Beyond their hard work at Vertex, our interns also get 2 enjoy #Boston. They had a great time at the @RedSox game! http://t.co/SEbIzQcJ1s

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Here are our 2nd quarter financial results http://t.co/3x2aOvaVTM. Tune into our conf call & webcast at 5pm ET today http://t.co/HXef4MeQ4d.

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RT @mayortommenino: So impressed by the young people I met yesterday working at the @VertexPharma Learning Lab http://t.co/NTzODLqDep

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RT @mayortommenino: Great to see @VertexPharma team up with @BosGreenAcademy & @excelhightweets students http://t.co/dHpIWTrwzh

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Honored 2 have @MayorTomMenino w/us 2day in the Thomas M. Menino Vertex Learning Lab! #STEM @BosGreenAcademy: http://t.co/hN9IhDqNZn

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GR8 @NYtimes article by @d_rosen, a #Boston pulmonologist on the importance of looking past a person’s disability: http://t.co/xb9pFqbIhD

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#TeamVertex had a GR8 time biking #Maine’s coast w/@CF_Foundation @SeacoastSafari this wknd. We raised >$31K for #CF! http://t.co/HSqKXDMmeS

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Researchers @BIDMChealth look 2 noncoding RNA 2 find #Cure4Cancer, an area of genetic material once considered "junk" http://t.co/1yXzp7mbGI

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Last updated: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 11:20