Mass. Biotech Firm Vertex To Cut 370 Jobs

Vertex Pharmaceuticals says it plans to eliminate about 15 percent of its worldwide workforce, including about 175 positions in Massachusetts.


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Vertex Reaches Out To Boston Schools

Vertex is committing more than $1 million to encourage students to pursue science, technology and engineering.


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Wall Street Reacted Dramatically To Developments At Cambridge Company

The share price for Vertex Pharmaceuticals gained an impressive 50% in trading on Monday.


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Business Headlines: Free Home Listings; Cystic Fibrosis Drug Approved

The real estate website is dropping its $199 charge for homeowners to list their homes for sale.


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Biotech Giant Vertex Breaks Ground On Fan Pier Complex

Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino officially welcomed biotech giant Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. to South Boston Wednesday.


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Boston’s Fan Pier Gets Big Boost

Cambridge drug maker, Vertex, will move their headquarters and lab space into the buildings by 2014.



Cambridge Company Gets Boost From Hepatitis C Drug

Shares of Cambridge-based Vertex went up about 12-percent Wednesday after regulators indicated that their potential drug for Hepatitis C was effective.