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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. Lead candidate Benlysta has gained FDA approval to treat systemic lupus and has since been extended into international markets. Benlysta was developed through a partnership with GlaxoSmithKline (which acquired HGS in 2012). In addition, the company has provided contract research and manufacturing services to other biotechs.
Headlines for Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
Intel looks to teen scientists to improve solar power, cybersecurity, and cancer research
- Thu Mar 12
Male genetic diversity declined due to wealth, power rather than `survival of fittest`
- Tue Mar 17
Contact Information
Address: 14200 Shady Grove Rd.
Rockville, MD 20850-7464
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
Industry Information
Top Competitors
Biogen Idec Inc. (biib)
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (ebs)
Genentech, Inc.

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