September 22, 2014 4:32 AM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Astex Therapeutics Limited

Company Overview

Astex Therapeutics Limited discovers and develops molecularly-targeted 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 disru...

436 Cambridge Science Park

Cambridge,  CB4 0QA

United Kingdom

Founded in 1999

74 Employees

Phone:

44 12 2322 6200

Fax:

44 12 2322 6201

Key Executives for Astex Therapeutics Limited

Co-Founder
Age: 51
Co-Founder and Member of Scientific Advisory Board
Co-Founder
Age: 71
Vice President of Finance & Administration and Company Secretary
Senior Vice President of Intellectual Property
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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