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Mytogen Inc.

Division of Astellas Pharma Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Astellas Pharma Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Jonathan Dinsmore, PhD, Pres. & CSO
  • Contact Info
  • Mytogen Inc.
    Phone: (617) 242-9100
    13th Street
    Bldg. 96
    Charlestown, MA 02129