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Geron Overview

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Menlo Park, CA
1 to 50 employees
1990
Company - Public (GERN)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
StemCells, XenoPort
Geron is working to get important things into our thick heads -- more specifically, it is developing a compound able to penetrate the blood-brain barrier that otherwise keeps potentially valuable drugs out of the brain. The company's research and development is ... Read more

Geron Reviews

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Geron Director, President & CEO John A. Scarlett
John A. Scarlett
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  • "Great science"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    I worked at Geron (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Geron was built on great science. It also has a highly experienced team of drug developers. Overall the culture is very science based, data driven, open and collaborative.

    Cons

    The company has been through a number of set backs a few years back which resulted in multiple layoffs. There was a lot of uncertainty and the moral was low.

    Advice to Management

    Management should continue to support and appreciate those who pull the weight for the company. Hopefully Geron can survive the development hurdles.

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