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Company Overview of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Company Overview

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes oncology investigational compounds for the treatment of cancer worldwide. It offers VELCADE for injection, a cancer therapy for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma and relapsed mantle cell lymphoma; ADCETRIS, an antibody drug conjugate for post-transplant and frontline Hodgkin lymphoma, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and mature T-cell lymphoma; LEUPLIN, a therapy for prostate cancer, breast cancer, and new formulation; and ORTERONEL, a lyase inhibitor for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer. The company’s development pipeline also includes IXAZOMIB, a medicine for relapsed/refractor...

40 Landsdowne Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

Founded in 1993

966 Employees

Phone:

617-679-7000

Fax:

617-374-7788

Key Executives for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

President of Global Oncology Business Unit
Age: 52
Head of Drug Discovery Unit
Head of Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit
Chief Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Site Head of Corporate Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Key Developments

Millennium, Subsystem Technologies Inc, WisEngineering LLC and International Logistics Systems, Inc. Win $29,967,029 Federal Contract

Millennium was awarded a share of a $29,967,029 federal contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, for weapon system and munitions life cycle supportability services in support of the Army Research Development and Engineering Command. Subsystem Technologies Inc.; WisEngineering LLC; and International Logistics Systems, Inc. shared in the award amount.

Harris & Harris Group, Inc. Enters into Collaboration Agreement with Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Develop Next-Generation Fleximer(R) Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Harris & Harris Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop next-generation Fleximer(R) antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). Mersana's proprietary conjugation technology is comprised of the company's biodegradable Fleximer polymer and a broad array of customizable linker chemistries matched to Mersana's diverse, cytotoxic payloads. Under the agreement, Takeda will provide an upfront payment to Mersana for the right to utilize Fleximer technology to develop novel ADC candidates. Mersana is responsible for conducting research and creating ADCs that are conjugates of Takeda's antibodies and Mersana's diverse payload platforms, which combine a cytotoxic payload with the Fleximer polymer and custom linkers. In addition to providing antibodies, Takeda is responsible for product development, manufacturing and commercialization of any Fleximer-ADC products. Mersana, in addition to an upfront payment, is eligible to receive milestones and royalties on worldwide net sales of any resulting ADC products.

Mersana Therapeutics Enters Collaboration with Takeda to Develop Next-Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop next-generation, Fleximer(R) antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). Mersana's proprietary conjugation technology is comprised of the company's biodegradable Fleximer polymer and a broad array of customizable linker chemistries matched to Mersana's diverse, cytotoxic payloads. Under the agreement, Takeda will provide an upfront payment to Mersana for the right to utilize Fleximer technology to develop novel ADC candidates. Mersana is responsible for conducting research and creating ADCs that are conjugates of Takeda's antibodies and Mersana's diverse payload platforms, which combine a cytotoxic payload with the Fleximer polymer and custom linkers. In addition to providing antibodies, Takeda is responsible for product development, manufacturing and commercialization of any Fleximer-ADC products. In addition to an upfront payment, Mersana is eligible to receive milestones and royalties on worldwide net sales of any resulting ADC products.

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