The Science of Possibility

The Science of Possibility

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For more than 15 years, our scientists have worked tirelessly to bring new medicines to people with cystic fibrosis (CF), and the CF community has been alongside us each step of the way. It is your letters, calls and stories that provide the inspiration for our team to turn scientific dreams into reality.

Our commitment to CF has never been stronger, and we know there is more work to be done. But we would not be here today without the support and dedication of everyone in the CF community. Today, we thank you.

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Vertex Hosts Students from Boston Green Academy for Project Week

This month, 13 students from Boston Green Academy (BGA) visited Vertex for a learning experience that went beyond the classroom.

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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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Associate Director, Medical Publications (Boston, MA)

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What’s It Like to Work in the Vertex Learning Lab?

The sound of laughter erupts in the Thomas M. Menino Vertex …

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Congrats to the Winners of Our Developer Challenge!

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) go through many transitions in …

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Outstanding Research Award 2014

Innovative science is at the heart of creating our medicines, yet …

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Science Awards

We’re honored to have received a variety of …

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Science Education in MA

We believe it is important for kids to get hooked on science early, …

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Vertex Science Fair Mentorship Showcase

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

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Vertex Awarded Prix Galien International Award for Pharmaceutical Research

Discovering and developing a new medicine is incredibly challenging and is dependent on many things, one of the most important being teamwork. In recognition of our team’s commitment to great science and to the cystic fibrosis community, Vertex …

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Outstanding Research Award 2014

Innovative science is at the heart of creating our medicines, yet …

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Collaboration with CCFC

Vertex is committed to creating transformative medicines by …

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Science Awards

We’re honored to have received a variety of …

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Vertex Scholars

The Vertex Scholars program marks one of our first philanthropic …

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Meet Our Team

Some of the industry's best and brightest people are currently part of the Vertex team — all working toward tomorrow's breakthrough medicines. 

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Meet Bryan Vought

Bryan Vought, Ph.D. is passionate about science education. 

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Vertex History

Joshua Boger, Ph.D. dreamed of a new kind of company. 

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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

A Top Employer

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 Magazine.

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Associate Director, Medical Publications (Boston, MA)

We're looking for an Associate Director of Medical Publications to …

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Science Magazine Top Employer

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

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Live and Work in San Diego

At Vertex's approximately 160-person research and development site …

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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.
— Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Our Collaborations

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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Congrats to the Winners of Our Developer Challenge!

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) go through many transitions in …

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Collaboration

In 1998, Vertex began a collaboration with the CFF.

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Business Development

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

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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.
— Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Vertex Hosts Students from Boston Green Academy for Project Week

This month, 13 students from Boston Green Academy (BGA) visited Vertex for a learning experience that went beyond the classroom.

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Our News

Teaching is a Learning Process

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

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What’s It Like to Work in the Vertex Learning Lab?

The sound of laughter erupts in the Thomas M. Menino Vertex …

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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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Science Education in MA

We believe it is important for kids to get hooked on science early, …

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Today we announced FDA approval for our new #CF medicine http://t.co/fWYvVI5biG

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Excited to make @Sdbusiness’s 100 Best Places to Work list. Looking forward to celebrating our awesome employees at the 8/6 ceremony!

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Looking forward to a cold treat on a hot day. Thanks @McGladreyBoston!

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In great company at tonight’s @BosBizEvents #BBJBestPlaces event. Celebrating the great work our employees do! http://t.co/g3Lrra6sgc

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Excited to welcome leading physician scientist & medical researcher, Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia from @MIT to our Board! http://t.co/fWYvVI5biG

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Welcome 2 our college interns! Next month our high school interns join us too. It’s going 2 be a great summer! #STEM http://t.co/lOoCHyXnuc

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Last updated: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:00