Sangart Reviews

Updated June 28, 2015
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  1. global medical director

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    Former Employee - Medical Director in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Medical Director in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sangart

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful colleagues. They will help guide you if this is your first time in Pharma. Good work life balance. Excellent all around.

    Cons

    None. This was the best experience I have had. You learn all aspects of biotech. The only con is you don't have a huge supportive staff. But if you like to wear all hats, this is the job for you.

    Advice to Management

    This is the perfect job to introduce you to Pharma. Or if you've had a lot of expertise, there's a lot of opportunities.


  2. The company had been pretty good until the CEO was replaced

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    Former Employee - Research and Development in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Research and Development in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sangart full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The product was invented with great science and could have shot if it was not for the bad leadership and management.

    Cons

    The company went down hill ever since the former CEO Robert Winslow got replaced by Brian O'callaghan. Because of the bad management and hiring ever since, countless layoffs started happening from 2009. The senior managers kept sucking the funding from one private investor until the end. The company finally was shutdown in 2013. Everything happened was kept secret internally and to the public. There was no transparency and the culture was horrible.

    Advice to Management

    Stop posting great reviews to your own.


  3. I performed all needs assigned to ensure top equipment operatiion and procurement of all assets in inventory

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    Former Employee - Senior Facilities Technician in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Facilities Technician in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sangart full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Sangart was a great start up company with an great product to be proud of

    Cons

    Sangart was unable to maintian financial support from stockholders and performed an orderly exit of all employees

    Advice to Management

    Keep a positive attitude with a smile, and don't give up


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  5. Great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sangart full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great experience and good people

    Cons

    Failing company, as as as


  6. Positive and productive

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sangart full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good working environment, nice people

    Cons

    Unfortunately couldn't bring product to market


  7. Small, very dynamic company with strong family feel to it.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Sangart full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cutting edge science with some excellent scientists doing work in areas of serious unmet medical need. Nice facilities and lovely climate! Company spends on training for it's employees.

    Cons

    As with all biotech start ups the major uncertainty always turns on ongoing funding and the need to procure it in order to keep the company going. Experience to date has been positive. If you join this company you had better know what you are doing, the small scale means that there's not many resources available for mentoring within the company

    Advice to Management

    Communicate communicate communicate.


  8. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sangart full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good people, pleasant atmosphere, reasonable work load

    Cons

    Company funding may be an issue.

    Advice to Management

    The products are promising. Secure the financing.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Not sure where they're going

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sangart

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Sangart has a unique product that will save lot of lives if it ever sees the light of day. Good science, nice people.

    Cons

    Repeated rounds of layoffs. First effort at clinical trial enrollment was amateur hour staffed by mainly inexperienced folks.


  10. Great Company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Sangart full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    A team oreinted enviornment, that gives it's all.

    Cons

    Really can't say at this time?

    Advice to Management

    None



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