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Genzyme Corporation Company Profile
Genzyme makes big money off uncommon diseases. The company's product portfolio focuses on treatments for multiple sclerosis and rare diseases, including genetic, endocrine, and cardiovascular disease. One of its main products, Cerezyme, is a leading (and pricey) treatment for Gaucher disease, a rare enzyme-deficiency condition. Founded in 1981, Genzyme has treatments for other enzyme disorders including Fabry disease and Pompe disease. In addition, the company conducts research in heart and kidney disease as well as other areas; resulting products would be commercialized by its parent. With operations in the US and Europe, Genzyme was acquired by Sanofi for some $20.1 billion in 2011.
Headlines for Genzyme Corporation
National Organization for Rare Disorders to Honor Two Members of Congress, Patient Advocates and Orphan Product ...
- Fri Apr 4
Contact Information
Address: 500 Kendall St.
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone:617-252-7500
Fax:617-252-7600
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Chairman: Christopher A. (Chris) Viehbacher
CFO: Marc Esteva
SVP Government Relations: Mary McGrane
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