Nektar Therapeutics
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Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NKTR)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Nektar Therapeutics has pegged its fortunes to making drugs more effective. The clinical-stage drug development firm uses its PEGylation technology, (based upon polyethylene glycol) to improve the delivery and efficacy of existing drugs. Nektar's pipeline is focused on anti-infectives and anti-virals, immunology, oncology, and pain treatments. Its lead candidate NKTR-118 (which it is developing in collaboration with AstraZeneca) is being tested as a treatment for opioid-induced constipation. It also maintains a handful of preclinical candidates. Nektar receives royalties... More

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Nektar Therapeutics President, CEO, and Director Howard W. Robin

Howard W. Robin

President, CEO, and Director

After a month, I am extremely happy. Good business culture.

  Current Employee in San Francisco, CA

Pros: I actually look forward to coming into work, which hasn't happened for me in a while. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Milwaukee, WI Feb 2014 Reviewed 6 weeks ago

Interview Details – Close to industry standard. Required presentation only included senior staff. Co-workers only met over lunch. Interview process took about 5 hours and most had 2 interviewers.
 Travel and hotel were arranged and pre-paid, meals and incidental expenses were not.
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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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