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P. Kay Wagoner
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  • Energetic small biotech

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    Former Employee - Scientist in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Scientist in Durham, NC
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    I worked at Icagen full-time (More than 3 years)


    Great people and a can do attitude. Was fun to progress compounds that could make it to the clinic and serve patients


    Because of small size opportunity for advancement was limited. Management was very micro-managing and not very trusting of the expertise of the staff they hired.

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    Culture would have benefited from being less micro-managerial

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Website www.icagen.com
Headquarters Durham, NC
Size 1 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

Icagen wants to set the market for ion channel modulators on fire. The development-stage biotech focuses on treatments for epilepsy, asthma, pain, and inflammation by regulating the inflow into cells of such ions as calcium, potassium, and sodium. Icagen's lead candidate, senicapoc for sickle cell disease, died in 2007 following lackluster Phase III clinical trial results. The drug was being developed in a partnership with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals. Shortly thereafter Icagen announced a deal collaborating with ... More

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