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Nov 12, 2021
Vertex Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in Combination With Ivacaftor in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6 Through 11
- If approved, more than 1,500 children would be eligible for a medicine   that can treat the underlying cause of their disease for the first time - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s
Nov 02, 2021
Vertex Reports Third-Quarter 2021 Financial Results
-Product revenues of $1.98 billion , a 29% increase compared to Q3 2020- -Company raises full-year 2021 guidance for product revenues to $7.4 to $7.5 billion - -Broad pipeline advancing with recent progress marked by unprecedented VX-880 clinical results in T1D; Phase 2 clinical results for VX-147
Oct 26, 2021
Vertex and Mammoth Biosciences Announce Collaboration to Develop In Vivo Gene-Editing Therapies for Serious Diseases
Vertex to use Mammoth’s proprietary ultra-small CRISPR systems to discover and develop novel in vivo gene-editing therapies BRISBANE, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and Mammoth Biosciences , a biotech company building the next generation
Oct 22, 2021
Vertex to Announce Third-Quarter 2021 Financial Results on November 2
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its third-quarter 2021 financial results on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
Oct 19, 2021
Vertex to Present Long-Term Data Demonstrating Significant Benefits of Treatment With CFTR Modulators at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC)
- 96-week interim results of TRIKAFTA ® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) study show no loss of pulmonary function in people with at least one F508del allele, a first for any CFTR modulator – - Real-world data from people treated with KALYDECO ® (ivacaftor) over approximately 6 years
Oct 18, 2021
Vertex Announces Positive Day 90 Data for the First Patient in the Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Dosed With VX-880, a Novel Investigational Stem Cell-Derived Therapy for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
- First patient dosed with VX-880 demonstrated restoration of insulin production and achieved C-peptide of 560 pmol/L in response to Mixed Meal Tolerance Test (MMTT) at Day 90 Visit - - 91% decrease in daily insulin requirement and simultaneous robust improvements in glucose control as measured by
Sep 13, 2021
Vertex to Present at the Morgan Stanley Virtual 19th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on September 15th
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at the Morgan Stanley Virtual 19 th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 15 th , 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET .
Aug 26, 2021
Vertex Announces Publication in The New England Journal of Medicine of Phase 3 Results for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in People With Cystic Fibrosis
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced publication in The   New England Journal of Medicine   (NEJM) of results from a Phase 3 study of TRIKAFTA ® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in people with cystic fibrosis
Aug 24, 2021
Vertex and Arbor Biotechnologies Establish New Partnership to Develop Novel ex vivo Engineered Cell Therapies
Vertex to use Arbor’s CRISPR gene-editing technology to enhance efforts in developing novel cell therapies for the treatment of serious diseases CAMBRIDGE, MA – August 24, 2021 – Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and Arbor Biotechnologies (Arbor) today announced a new collaboration
Aug 04, 2021
Vertex Appoints Stuart A. Arbuckle as Chief Operating Officer
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Stuart A. Arbuckle has been appointed as the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. Mr. Arbuckle has served as Vertex’s Executive Vice
Jul 29, 2021
Vertex Reports Second-Quarter 2021 Financial Results
- Product revenues of $1.79 billion , an 18% increase compared to Q2 2020 - - Company raises full-year 2021 guidance for product revenues to $7.2 to $7.4B -   - Phase 3 study of next-in-class triple combination for CF to begin in the second half of 2021; multiple additional clinical milestones
Jul 28, 2021
Vertex to Initiate Phase 3 Development Program for New Once-Daily Triple Combination Regimen in People With Cystic Fibrosis
- Phase 2 study met primary endpoint and all secondary endpoints - - Phase 2 data demonstrated that a once-daily triple combination of VX-121/ tezacaftor/VX-561 has potential for enhanced clinical benefit compared to TRIKAFTA ® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) - - Initiation of
Jul 19, 2021
Vertex Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for VX-548 for the Treatment of Acute Pain
- Proof-of-concept study of VX-548 in acute pain following bunionectomy surgery open for enrollment - - Second Phase 2 study of VX-548 in acute pain following abdominoplasty surgery to begin in the coming weeks - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 19, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq:
Jul 16, 2021
Vertex to Announce Second-Quarter 2021 Financial Results on July 29
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its second-quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, July 29, 2021 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 5:30 p.m. ET .
Jun 28, 2021
Vertex Announces National Reimbursement Agreement in France for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) and SYMKEVI® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor) for Eligible Cystic Fibrosis Patients
- With this reimbursement agreement more than 1,500 patients now have access to a CFTR modulator therapy for the first time - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated   (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced a national reimbursement agreement with the French Health
Jun 25, 2021
Vertex Announces New Portfolio Reimbursement Agreement in Italy Including KAFTRIO®, SYMKEVI® and Additional Indications of ORKAMBI® and KALYDECO® for Eligible Patients With Cystic Fibrosis
- Reimbursement agreement also includes certain future indication extensions across all Vertex CF medicines - - Approximately 1,400 patients will now have access to a CFTR modulator for the first time - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX)
Jun 18, 2021
Health Canada Grants Marketing Authorization for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in People Ages 12 and Older Who Have at Least One F508del Mutation
-Approximately 1,100 F/MF patients now eligible for a CFTR modulator to treat the underlying cause of their disease- BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced Health Canada has granted Marketing Authorization for TRIKAFTA ®
Jun 11, 2021
Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics Present New Data in 22 Patients With Greater Than 3 Months Follow-Up Post-Treatment With Investigational CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy, CTX001™ at European Hematology Association Annual Meeting
- Beta thalassemia: All 15 patients were transfusion independent after CTX001 infusion - - Sickle cell disease: All seven patients were free of vaso-occlusive crises after CTX001 infusion - BOSTON & ZUG, Switzerland & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun.
Jun 10, 2021
Vertex Announces Primary Endpoint Achieved in Phase 2 Study of VX-864 in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
- Treatment with VX-864 led to a statistically significant increase from baseline in plasma functional AAT levels as compared to placebo and was generally well tolerated - - Results provide proof-of-mechanism, although magnitude of treatment effect observed unlikely to translate into substantial
Jun 09, 2021
Vertex Announces U.S. FDA Approval for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6 through 11 With Certain Mutations
- With this approval approximately 1,500 children with one minimal function mutation and one F508del mutation have a medicine to treat the underlying cause of their disease for the first time - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 9, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today
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