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The News Archive for Jeffrey Leiden

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The News Archive for Jeffrey Leiden

Jeffrey Leiden

MIT Presidential CEO Advisory Board

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Boston, MA, USA
17 May 2022

Vertex Announces Further Expansion in the Boston Seaport at Dedication of the Jeffrey Leiden Center

Vertex has announced plans for recent expansion to support the company's recent growth and further research into cell and genetic therapy. Vertex has also dedicated a site to Jeffrey Leiden, called the Jeffrey Leiden Center for Cell and Genetic Therapies I.

28 Mar 2021 | The Boston Globe

New Chairman Of Mass. Competitive Partnership Aims To Use Its Power To Reshape Local Economy

As the new chairman of Vertex, Jeffrey Leiden aims to help the local community by supplying employment for those who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

14 Dec 2020 | Forbes

A Tribute to Jeffrey Leiden: Forbes Lifetime Achievement in BioPharma Award | 2020 Forbes Healthcare

Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Chairman of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, is honored with a Lifetime Achievement in BioPharma Award during the Forbes Healthcare Summit.

16 Jul 2020 | Investor's Business Daily

How A Medical Brainiac CEO Turned Brilliance Into Billions

Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Chairman of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, is "an amazing mix of genius, leadership and compassion," says Vertex board member, Bruce Sachs. 

14 Apr 2020 | Milken Institute

Leading through the Unknowable

"In facing the crisis, we were determined to evaluate, act, and communicate based on science, data, and thoughtful policy approaches, not gut reactions nor what people wanted to hear or what others were saying. It’s these factors, as well as our deeply rooted empathy for those who are at particular risk from the virus, that drove our decisions at Vertex; this is what has helped us keep each other, and the patients we serve, safe."