In June 2019, Vertex announced the establishment of a new research site in the Boston area where research, development, and clinical manufacturing for cell and genetic therapies will be primarily based. Cell and genetic therapies represent two rapidly emerging therapeutic modalities with the potential to treat-and even cure-several of the diseases Vertex is focused on, including sickle cell disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and type 1 diabetes. Further investment in a research site specifically designed to advance these programs will be key to Vertex's continued and sustained leadership in these exciting approaches. At Vertex Cell and Genetic Therapies (VCGT) our research teams will bring together the best biology, technologies and enhanced manufacturing capabilities to ensure we bring these cutting-edge transformative therapies to patients as quickly as possible.
Vertex Cell and Genetic Therapies (VCGT) is designed to accelerate our progress in bringing multiple new transformative medicines to patients in need. We are seeking an outstanding Specialist to join our fast-paced and growing team. This full-time, individual contributor role will be responsible for the technology transfer and production of cell therapy products to support VCGT's Phase I/II clinical trials. Clinical materials produced in the facility will be manufactured according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and conducted under Investigational New Drug (IND) applications with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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