September 30, 2016 11:36 AM ET


Company Overview of Astex Therapeutics Limited

Company Overview

Astex Therapeutics Limited discovers and develops oncology and virology drugs based on its pyramid drug discovery engine. Its products include Dacogen-Hypomethylator, a DNA hypomethylating agents for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML); and AT13387—Hsp90 inhibitor, a molecular chaperone that stabilizes and prevents the breakdown of cancer-forming/oncogenic proteins. The company also provides SGI-110—DNMT inhibitor, a DNA-hypomethyating agent that restores silenced tumor suppressor gene expression in cancer cells by reversal of DNA methylation; Amuvatinib (MP-470), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor that targets cancer cells by disrupting DNA repair; and...

436 Cambridge Science Park

Cambridge,  CB4 0QA

United Kingdom

Founded in 1999

74 Employees


44 12 2322 6200


44 12 2322 6201

Key Executives for Astex Therapeutics Limited

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 53
Vice President of Finance & Administration and Company Secretary
Senior Vice President of Medicinal Chemistry
Head of Financial PR
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

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