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Genentech, Inc. Company Profile
"The few, the proud, the profitable" could be Genentech's motto. One of the world's oldest and most successful biotechs (in an industry full of money-losers), the firm has a number of blockbuster cancer therapies based on its antibody (protein) technologies. Its oncology portfolio contains Rituxan (non-Hodgkin's lymphoma), Avastin (colorectal and lung cancers), Herceptin (breast cancer), Tarceva (lung cancer), Xeloda (metastatic colorectal cancer), and Zelboraf (inoperable melanoma). Other marketed drugs include age-related macular degeneration treatment Lucentis, human growth hormone Nutropin, cystic fibrosis drug Pulmozyme, and asthma drug Xolair. Genentech is wholly owned by Swiss pharma powerhouse Roche.
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Contact Information
Address: 1 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080-4990
Phone:650-225-1000
Fax:650-225-6000
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
EVP Research and Early Development Center: Richard H. Scheller
VP Government Affairs: Walter K. Moore
SVP Procurement and Contract Manufacturing Operations: Markus Gemuend
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