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At Vertex, our cystic fibrosis program is built on a foundation that goes back to 1999.

“Most people said tackling the cystic fibrosis problem was impossible – but we were never intimidated,” says Paul Negulescu, Senior Vice President, Research. “Throughout the journey, we faced setbacks, but we always kept going because challenges excited us and turned us into the family we are today.”

Listen to Paul share more about the journey his team has taken over the past two decades and how patients have inspired them throughout the years.

About Science of Grit

Science of Grit shares the story behind our 20+ year journey in cystic fibrosis (CF) and a closer look at our CF drug discovery process. These animated videos feature scientists and leaders from our San Diego R&D site and our international headquarters in London, and illuminate the creativity, drive and determination involved in designing and developing potential medicines that aim to improve the lives of people living with CF.    

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