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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Antisense, Oligonucleotides
    • Drug Discovery Tools
      • Genomics-Proteomics
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Macromolecule
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cancer
  • Infectious & Viral Diseases
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Virxsys Corp.
  • Senior Management
  • Gerard Fleury, EVP, CFO
    Laurent Humeau, PhD, VP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • Virxsys Corp.
    Phone: (301) 987-0480
    200 Perry Pkwy., Ste. 1A
    Gaithersburg, MD 20877