Vertex claims "time to be profitable", as it assembles sales force ahead of FDA decision on telaprevir
This article was originally published in Scrip
With increased investment in building out a US commercial infrastructure and higher R&D spending, it was not surprising that Vertex reported that its loss widened in 2010. The company is building up its US commercial organisation in anticipation of a US FDA decision on 23 May on its lead drug candidate, telaprevir, as a potential treatment for hepatitis C.
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