Vertex History
CMC Acronyms
973/993 Team Members: Fun Facts
Boston Sports
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What is the color of the Vertex Pharmaceuticals symbol?

Purple

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What is CMC short for?

Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls

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How many people are there currently on the 973/993 Team (AD only, Boston)? 

8

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What is the name of Boston's professional basketball  team?

Celtics

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Who is the current CEO of Vertex?

Reshma Kewalramani

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Abbreviation for IND?

Investigational New Drug

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Which one of us is in the 973/993 team has worked at Vertex the longest?

Peipei

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What is the name of Boston's professional baseball team?

Red Sox

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Who was Vertex founded by?

Joshua Boger

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Abbreviation for NDA?

New Drug Application

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What is the city name of the University in which Andy got his PhD?

Rolla, MO

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How many Super Bowls have the New England Patriots won in their entire team history?

6

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What year was Vertex Pharmaceuticals founded?

1989

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Abbreviation for FDA

Food and Drug Administration

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Name one of the previous California-based companies that Matthew worked at before coming to Vertex?

Amgen or Genentech

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What is the name of the stadium where Boston's NBA team plays? 

TD Garden

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Who was the CEO of Vertex from 2012 to 2020?

Jeffrey Leiden

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Abbreviation for EMA

European Medicine Agency

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What is the mascot of the University of Delaware (Elise's alma mater)?

fighting Blue Hen

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Who played quarterback for the New England Patriots for 20 years, winning multiple Super Bowls during his tenure?

Tom Brady

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