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I worked at Synta PharmaceuticalsPros
Synta is based on very solid science and attracts a lot of good and talented scientists. You have a chance to contribute a lot, and you learn a lot. Good teamwork and good teamplay after work.Cons
BizDev wasn't as successful as they could be. Sometimes Senior Management was building castles in the sky which couldn't stand reality checks.
Being a medium-size company doesn't allow Synta to promote people within unless someone leaves (which may force some people to leave looking for greener pastures).RecommendsApproves of CEO
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Synta Pharmaceuticals doesn't fill stockings, but it might eventually fill the medical need of treating cancer. The drug development company has a handful of candidates in clinical and pre-clinical development stages. Its ganetespib and elesclomol compounds are in clinical trials as possible treatments for several types of cancer, including non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), acute myeloid leukemia, melanoma, and rectal, pancreatic, ovarian, prostate, and breast cancers. Synta's preclinical research efforts include potential therapies for autoimmune diseases, transplant...