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Kenilworth, NJ
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Optimer Pharmaceuticals has good reason to be optimistic: its lead drug Fidaxomicin kills a wicked and persistent bacteria better than anything else. Presented under the market name Dificid, Fidaxomicin has been approved for treating Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea ... Read more

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Optimer President, CEO, and Director S. Pedro Lichtinger
S. Pedro Lichtinger
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  • "Medical Scientific Librarian"

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    Former Employee - Medical Scientific Librarian in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Medical Scientific Librarian in San Diego, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Optimer (More than a year)


    Great department and people. Budgets flexible.


    Company bought by east coast company and most of us laid off.

    Advice to Management


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