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Human Genome Sciences, Inc. Company Profile
Human Genome Sciences (HGS) starts at the molecular level for good health. Using its expertise in human genetics, the biopharmaceutical discovery and development firm is working on therapies for infectious and autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. In 2011 lead candidate Benlysta gained FDA approval to treat systemic lupus and has since been extended into international markets. The company's only other commercial product is raxibacumab, an antibody treatment for inhaled anthrax. In addition, the company provides contract research and manufacturing services to other biotechs. Benlysta was developed through a partnership with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). In 2012 HGS was acquired by GSK.
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Contact Information
Address: 14200 Shady Grove Rd.
Rockville, MD 20850-7464
Phone:301-309-8504
Fax:301-309-8512
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
President, CEO, and Director: H. Thomas (Tom) Watkins
EVP and CFO: David P. Southwell
EVP and Chief Commercial Officer: Barry A. Labinger
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Biogen Idec Inc. (biib)
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (ebs)
Genentech, Inc.
 


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