Astex Pharmaceuticals

Last updated: 13.02.2014

Address: 436 Cambridge Science Park
Milton Road
UK,United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1223 226200


Company description

Astex is the world leader in fragment based drug discovery – the most important advance in drug discovery chemistry in the last 20 years.

Products and services

Our internal pipeline is currently focused on the discovery and development of products in the therapeutic areas of oncology and virology.

Our pre-eminent position in this field is underlined by:

The productivity of our discovery engine which has helped to deliver seven novel drug candidates into development – five of which are now in clinical trials with another two in preclinical development.
Multiple collaborations in various therapeutic areas with leading pharmaceutical companies such as AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Pharmaceutica and Novartis that collectively have headline potential deal value in excess of $1 billion for Astex.
World-class science that has been published in leading journals such as Nature, Science and the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, with some of our papers being among the most cited in their field.


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