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Akebia Therapeutics Overview

Cambridge, MA
51 to 200 employees
2007
Company - Public (AKBA)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
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Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, focused on delivering innovative therapies to patients with kidney disease through hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology. Akebia’s lead product candidate, vadadustat ... Read more

Mission: We were founded in 2007 to discover and develop novel therapeutic solutions leveraging hypoxia inducible factor—or HIF—biology, a primary regulator involved in multiple major biological pathways.

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  • [FEATURED JOB] Develop the overall medical affairs and data generation plan, review manuscripts and medical communications and collaborate with key corporate functions as Medical Director of Akebia. Learn more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQcVO

    Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development - Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States - Akebia Therapeutics

    The Clinical Development department is responsible for the medical aspects of development activities, including clinical development plans (CDP) and clinical trials. The Senior Medical Director leads the direction, planning, execution, and interpr...

  • We are in P3 for our potential drug candidate in renal anemia and building our Alliance Mgmt team. Seeking experienced VP & Director to help us meet ex-US alliance & partner goals. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQclh http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQclO

    VP, Alliance Management - Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States - Akebia Therapeutics

    Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, this role will work in cooperation within Business Development and other functional areas in supporting the management and optimization of current and anticipated alliances for Akebia’s developmen...

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Akebia Therapeutics – Why Work For Us?


Global leadership in hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) biology. Dedicated to advancing care for serious disease.

Pursuing advances across multiple disease states.

We were founded in 2007 to discover and develop novel therapeutic solutions leveraging hypoxia inducible factor—or HIF—biology, a primary regulator involved in multiple major biological pathways.

Our strategy is to develop novel therapeutics for patients based on the biology of HIF and to commercialize products for patients with kidney disease, beginning with AKB-6548 for patients with anemia secondary to chronic kidney disease (CKD).

How far can you go?

Experience the rewards of culture, environment, and achievement.

Team

With a culture built on trust, achievement, and teamwork, you’ll play a key role in helping build Akebia’s success—and your own.

Cambridge

Experience living and working in one of theworld’s leadingbiopharmaceutical, academic, and cultural centers.

Benefits

Competitive, supportive, and designed to reward those joining us at a time when passion, excellence, and hard work will drive our success.




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    Pros

    Everyone at Akebia is inclusive and makes you immediately feel like you are part of the team. There are many smart people that have different backgrounds, and we've all somehow all found our way to Akebia. Even though the company is growing rapidly, people know what good looks like and implement it daily. Akebia does so many of the things you want a company to do, such as communicate, have great benefits, respect life balance, and be flexible.

    Cons

    As we grow, it will be interesting to see how the company transforms from a learning/research organization into a commercial one.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Akebia Therapeutics (Boston, MA) in April 2015.

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    I had a phone screening, then they asked for an in-person interview and then an offer was put together a week later. It was a pretty standard process, it wasn't particularly difficult. They're looking for fit.

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