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Feb 24, 2021
Vertex to Present at the Cowen Health Care Conference on March 2
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at the Cowen Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 9:50 a.m. ET . The audio portion of management's remarks will be available live through Vertex
Feb 01, 2021
Vertex Reports Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2020 Financial Results
-Full-year 2020 GAAP product revenues of $6.20 billion - -Full-year 2020 non-GAAP product revenues of $6.20 billion , a 55% increase compared to full-year 2019- -Company provides full-year 2021 product revenue guidance of $6.7 to $6.9 billion - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb.
Jan 28, 2021
Vertex Announces FDA Clearance of Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for VX-880, a Novel Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
- Vertex will initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in first half of 2021 - - VX-880 is the first stem cell-derived therapy evaluating fully differentiated pancreatic islet cells for the treatment of T1D - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX)
Jan 26, 2021
Vertex Announces U.S. FDA Acceptance of Supplemental New Drug Application for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) in Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6 through 11 With Certain Mutations
-FDA grants Priority Review of the application and sets a PDUFA target action date of June 8, 2021 - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its supplemental New Drug
Jan 22, 2021
Vertex to Announce Fourth-Quarter 2020 Financial Results on February 1
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its fourth-quarter 2020 financial results on Monday, February 1, 2021 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
Jan 07, 2021
Vertex to Present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 11
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2021-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 9:10 a.m. ET ( 6:10 a.m. PT ). The audio portion of management’s remarks can be accessed
Dec 28, 2020
Vertex Announces New Drug Submission for Investigational Triple Combination Medicine for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis Has Been Accepted for Priority Review by Health Canada
BOSTON , Dec. 28, 2020 /CNW/ -  Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated   (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced its New Drug Submission for TRIKAFTA®, Vertex 's investigational triple combination medicine, has been accepted for Priority Review by Health Canada for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in
Dec 22, 2020
Skyhawk and Vertex Establish a Strategic Collaboration to Discover and Develop Novel Small Molecules that Modulate RNA Splicing for Serious Diseases
Vertex receives exclusive options to license a number of Skyhawk’s product candidates directed at serious diseases Skyhawk receives $40 million upfront as well as potential milestones and royalty payments on future sales WALTHAM, Mass. & BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec.
Dec 21, 2020
Vertex Announces FDA Approvals of TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor), SYMDEKO® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) and KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) for Use in People With CF With Certain Rare Mutations
- More than 600 people with certain rare CF mutations are now eligible for TRIKAFTA, SYMDEKO or KALYDECO - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 2020-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the eligibility for TRIKAFTA ®
Dec 05, 2020
CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex Present New Data for Investigational CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy, CTX001™ at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition, Together With Publication in the New England Journal of Medicine
- Beta thalassemia: All seven patients were transfusion independent with 3 to 18 months of follow-up after CTX001 infusion - - Sickle cell disease: All three patients were free of vaso-occlusive crises with 3 to 15 months of follow-up after CTX001 infusion - - Nineteen patients have been dosed with
Dec 01, 2020
CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex to Host Investor Webcast to Review Data Presented at the 62nd American Society of Hematology Annual (ASH) Meeting and Exposition for Investigational CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy CTX001™ in Sickle Cell Disease and Beta Thalassemia
ZUG, Switzerland and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BOSTON , Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CRISPR Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CRSP) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the companies will host an investor webcast on December 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
Nov 27, 2020
Vertex Announces European Commission Approval for SYMKEVI® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor) With KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) for Eligible Children With Cystic Fibrosis Ages 6-11 Years
- The combination therapy is a new treatment option for CF patients who are homozygous for F508del - - The only medicine to treat the underlying cause of CF in this age group with one F508del mutation and one of 14 residual function mutations - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov.
Nov 13, 2020
Vertex Recommends Rejection of ‘Mini-Tender’ Offer From TRC Capital Investment Corporation
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2020-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq:VRTX) today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited “mini-tender” offer dated November 9, 2020 , made by TRC Capital Investment Corporation , an Ontario, Canada , corporation to purchase up to
Nov 12, 2020
Vertex to Present at the Jefferies Virtual London Health Care Conference on November 19
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2020-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will present at the Jefferies Virtual London Health Care Conference on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 9:05 a.m. ET ( 2:05 p.m. GMT ).
Nov 05, 2020
Vertex Announces European Commission Approval for KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) as First and Only CFTR Modulator to Treat Eligible Infants With Cystic Fibrosis as Early as Four Months of Age
- Approval provides opportunity to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis earlier than ever before in Europe - LONDON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2020-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the European Commission has granted approval of the label extension
Nov 04, 2020
CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Therapy CTX001™ for Severe Hemoglobinopathies Accepted for Plenary Presentation at the 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting and Exposition
ZUG, Switzerland and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BOSTON, Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CRISPR Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CRSP) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced data in seven patients from two ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trials of the investigational CRISPR/Cas9
Oct 29, 2020
Vertex Reports Third-Quarter 2020 Financial Results
-Product revenues of $1.54 billion , a 62% increase compared to Q3 2019- -Company raises revenue guidance; now expects 2020 product revenues of $6.0 to $6.2 billion - BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2020-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today reported consolidated financial
Oct 19, 2020
Vertex to Announce Third-Quarter 2020 Financial Results on October 29
BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2020-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) will report its third-quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, October 29, 2020 after the financial markets close. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET .
Oct 14, 2020
Vertex Provides Update on its Clinical Programs Targeting Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
- Phase 2 study of VX-814 in patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency discontinued based upon safety and pharmacokinetic data - - Phase 2 study of VX-864 continues to enroll and dose patients; data expected in H1 2021 - - AATD research program continues to progress - BOSTON --(BUSINESS
Sep 25, 2020
FDA Approves KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) as First and Only CFTR Modulator to Treat Eligible Infants With CF as Early as Four Months of Age
-Approval provides opportunity to treat the underlying cause of CF earlier than ever before- -Safety data from a cohort of the Phase 3 ARRIVAL study support treatment with KALYDECO in children ages four to
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