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www.xenoport.com Santa Clara, CA 50 to 149 Employees
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Company - Public (XNPT)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$5 to $10 million (USD) per year

XenoPort sounds like something straight out of science fiction, but there's nothing fictional about XenoPort's job of improving drugs' ability to be absorbed by tissues in the body. The development firm uses genomics to identify transporter proteins. It then designs oral drug molecules to find and ride these transporters through the gastrointestinal tract to their destination. XenoPort began marketing its first drug in 2011 when it received FDA approval for its gabapentin enacarbil candidate, Horizant, to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS). XenoPort markets Horizant in the... More

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XenoPort CEO and Director Ron Barrett

Ron Barrett

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Used to be a nice place to work

 Former Employee in Santa Clara, CA

Pros: Ron is a great guy and a strong leader. He needs to keep focused on moving drug candidates forward and earn FDA approval Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in May 2008 – Reviewed Aug 25, 2010

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