Cell Genesys

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Cell Genesys Reviews

7 Reviews
3.8
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Steve Sherwin
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    Former Employee - Scientist II in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Scientist II in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Cell Genesys

    Pros

    Good work atmosphere, very friendly and sincere people. It was a fun place to work, along with a good network building opportunity. Good pay and great benefits. You could tell that Management cared about its employees, even during the last few months.

    Cons

    Didn't like the friction between certain R&D groups, could sometimes be distracting. Very saddening to see the way things turned out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Adjust planning and expectations accordingly with tangible progress.

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Website www.cellgenesys.com
Headquarters South San Francisco, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Antigenics, Dendreon, Onyvax

Cell Genesys wants to be the beginning of the end for cancer. The development-stage company is researching biotech treatments for various forms of the disease. Its lead technology is its GVAX immunotherapy platform, which stimulates a patient's immune system to fight tumors. A GVAX vaccine has been in clinical development as a treatment for prostate cancer, and other may fight pancreatic cancer, leukemia, and myelodysplastic syndrome. The GVAX platform suffered a blow in 2008, however, when the GVAX prostate cancer vaccine failed in a key clinical trial. As a result, Cell... More

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