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    Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISIS)

    52.10 Up 0.53(1.03%) Sep 4, 4:00PM EDT
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    Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    2855 Gazelle Court
    Carlsbad, CA 92010
    United States - Map
    Phone: 760-931-9200
    Website: http://www.isispharm.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Drug Manufacturers - Other
    Full Time Employees:390

    Business Summary 

    Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of antisense drugs using novel drug discovery platform. The company’s flagship product includes the KYNAMRO injection, which is an apo-B synthesis inhibitor for patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia; and for the reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. It also has a pipeline of 38 drugs in development for the treatment of various diseases, including cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; severe and rare diseases, which include neurological disorders; and cancer. The company has strategic alliances and collaboration agreements primarily with AstraZeneca AB, Biogen Idec MA Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly and Company, Genzyme Corporation, Hoffman-La Roche Inc., F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Antisense Therapeutics Limited, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Inc., OncoGenex Technologies Inc., Janssen Biotech, Inc., and Atlantic Pharmaceuticals Limited. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Dr. Stanley T. Crooke M.D., Ph.D., 70
    Founder, Exec. Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Chairman of Science/Medical Committee and Member of Agenda Committee
    Ms. Elizabeth L. Hougen , 53
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP of Fin.
    Ms. B. Lynne Parshall Esq., J.D., 60
    Chief Operating Officer, Director and Member of Agenda Committee
    Dr. Richard S. Geary Ph.D., 57
    Sr. VP of Devel.
    Mr. Brett P. Monia Ph.D., 54
    Sr. VP of Drug Discovery & Corp. Devel.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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