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Aug 29, 2023
Vertex Appoints E. Morrey Atkinson, Ph.D., to EVP and Chief Technical Operations Officer, Head of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Manufacturing Operations
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that E. Morrey Atkinson , Ph.D., has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Operations Officer, Head of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Manufacturing Operations, effective
Aug 03, 2023
Vertex Announces Publication of VX-548 Positive Phase 2, Proof-of-Concept Results in New England Journal of Medicine
- First published manuscript of VX-548 preclinical and clinical trial results in a peer-reviewed journal - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced publication in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) of preclinical data and
Aug 01, 2023
Vertex Reports Second Quarter 2023 Financial Results
— Product revenue of $2.49 billion , a 14% increase compared to Q2 2022 — — Company raises full year 2023 product revenue guidance to $9.7 to $9.8 billion — — FDA has accepted the exa-cel BLAs in both severe sickle cell disease (SCD) and transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia (TDT); Priority Review
Jul 05, 2023
European Commission Approves ORKAMBI® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for the Treatment of Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 1 to <2 Years Old
-Nearly 300 children with cystic fibrosis and two copies of the F508del mutation are now eligible for the first time for a medicine that can treat the underlying cause of their disease- LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals today announced that the European Commission has
Jun 30, 2023
Vertex to Announce Second Quarter 2023 Financial Results on August 1
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 30, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its second quarter 2023 financial results on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
Jun 26, 2023
Vertex and Lonza to Build Dedicated Manufacturing Facility for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Cell Therapies
- Following positive Phase 1/2 results in Vertex’s VX-880 program, Vertex and Lonza announce strategic manufacturing collaboration - - Dedicated large-scale facility will support commercial production of Vertex’s T1D cell therapy portfolio - - Approximately 300 new jobs anticipated at Lonza
Jun 23, 2023
Vertex Presents Positive VX-880 Results From Ongoing Phase 1/2 Study in Type 1 Diabetes at the American Diabetes Association 83rd Scientific Sessions
–   All six patients treated with VX-880 engrafted islet cells, produced endogenous insulin (C-peptide) and had improved glycemic control while reducing or eliminating insulin use – –   The two patients with at least one year of follow-up met the criteria for the primary endpoint of elimination of
Jun 09, 2023
Vertex Presents Data Demonstrating Significant Benefits of Long-Term Treatment With CFTR Modulators at the European Cystic Fibrosis Conference
-Interim results of largest real-world study of TRIKAFTA ® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) showed sustained improvement in lung function, reduction in pulmonary exacerbations frequency and lower rates of lung transplant and death for people with cystic fibrosis- - Twelve
Jun 09, 2023
Positive Results From Pivotal Trials of exa-cel for Transfusion-Dependent Beta Thalassemia and Severe Sickle Cell Disease Presented at the 2023 Annual European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress
- Both trials met the primary and key secondary endpoints at the pre-specified interim analysis - - Data continue to demonstrate transformative and durable benefit - - Safety profile consistent with busulfan conditioning and   autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant - BOSTON & ZUG,
Jun 08, 2023
FDA Accepts Biologics License Applications for exagamglogene autotemcel (exa-cel) for Severe Sickle Cell Disease and Transfusion-Dependent Beta Thalassemia
- First CRISPR gene-editing filings to be accepted for review by FDA - - FDA grants Priority Review for severe sickle cell disease (SCD) and Standard Review for transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia (TDT) – - PDUFA target action date of December 8, 2023 , for SCD and March 30, 2024 , for TDT –
May 30, 2023
Vertex to Participate in the Goldman Sachs 44th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on June 13
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced management participation in the Goldman Sachs 44 th Annual Global Healthcare Conference. Dr. Reshma Kewalramani , Chief Executive Officer and President, and Stuart A.
May 03, 2023
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
May 01, 2023
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
Apr 27, 2023
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 that can treat the underlying cause of their disease - LONDON – 26/27/28 April 2023 – Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX)
Apr 26, 2023
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
Apr 25, 2023
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 .
Apr 10, 2023
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 .
Apr 03, 2023
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 & ZUG, Switzerland --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2023-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) and CRISPR Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CRSP) today announced
Mar 27, 2023
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-
Mar 16, 2023
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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