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Human Genome Sciences Company Profile

14:01 EDT 23rd September 2018 | BioPortfolio

The mission of Human Genome Sciences is to discover, develop, manufacture and market innovative drugs that serve patients with unmet medical needs, with a primary focus on protein and antibody drugs. Clinical Development Pipeline
The HGS clinical development pipeline includes drugs to treat hepatitis C, lupus, anthrax disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and HIV/AIDS. The Company’s primary focus is rapid progress toward the commercialization of our two lead products, Albuferon for hepatitis C, and LymphoStat-B for lupus. We have entered into collaboration agreements with two of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies for the co-development and co-commercialization of these products. Our Albuferon collaborator is Novartis. Our LymphoStat-B collaborator is GlaxoSmithKline. We expect both Albuferon and LymphoStat-B to advance to Phase 3 clinical trials in 2006.

Location

14200 Shady Grove Road
Rockville
Maryland
20850
United States of America

Contact

Phone: (301) 309-8504
Fax: (301) 309-8512


News Articles [1820 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Human Genome Sciences Opens Manufacturing and Process Development Plant

Last month, Human Genome Sciences Inc. (HGS; Rockville, MD) opened a new 80,000 square foot, $42 million manufacturing and process development plant, believed to be the first facility in the world des...

At GP-Write, Scientists Take First Steps on Way to Synthetic Human Genome

(Chemical & Engineering News) – A year ago, a group of scientists convened in New York City to discuss an audacious plan: construct an entire human genome from scratch. The proposal was bill...

Researchers develop 'cytological ruler' to build 3D map of human genome

It has been almost 20 years since the human genome was first sequenced, but researchers still know little about how the genome is folded up and organized within cells. Researchers describe a new techn...

Scientists Downsize Bold Plan to Make Human Genome from Scratch

(Scientific American) – A bold plan to synthesize an entire human genome has been scaled back, aiming at a more technically attainable near-term goal. Instead of synthesizing all of the human ge...

05.15.12 -- GSK Offers $2.6B For Human Genome Sciences

05/15/12 Pharmaceutical Online Newsletter

Sir John Sulston and the Human Genome Project – Wellcome Trust

Wellcome TrustSir John Sulston and the Human Genome ProjectWellcome TrustSir John Sulston, a Nobel Prize winner, was the first Director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Sir John Sulston. Credit: Jane...

The Search for Justice in the Human Genome

With sequencing of the human genome completed at the turn of this century, there was the heady expectation that the summit to great cures was about to be climbed like the iconic spiral staircase of DN...

JST releases 'TogoVar', an integrated database for Japanese genome variants/variations

(Japan Science and Technology Agency) 'TogoVar' is an integrated database for human genome variants/variations in Japanese population. With 'TogoVar', you can search allele frequencies of human genome...

PubMed Articles [3767 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Complete Genome Sequence of a Human Metapneumovirus Isolate Collected in Brazil.

Here, we present the complete genome sequence of a human metapneumovirus isolate collected from a hospitalized infant suffering from acute respiratory disease. This is the first complete genome sequen...

Understanding the 3D genome: emerging impacts on human disease.

Recent burst of new technologies that allow for quantitatively delineating chromatin structure has greatly expanded our understanding of how the genome is organized in the three-dimensional (3D) space...

Mobile elements contribute to the uniqueness of human genome with 15,000 human-specific insertions and 14 Mbp sequence increase.

Mobile elements (MEs) collectively contribute to at least 50% of the human genome. Due to their past incremental accumulation and ongoing DNA transposition, MEs serve as a significant source for both ...

Report: NIA Workshop on Measures of Physiologic Resiliencies in Human Aging.

Complete genome sequence analysis of rare G4P6 rotavirus strains from human and pig reveals the evidence for interspecies transmission.

Two rare human rotavirus strains, RVA/Human-wt/THA/CMH-N016-10/2010/G4P[6] and RVA/Human-wt/THA/CMH-N014-11/2011/G4P[6], were detected during the surveillance of group A rotavirus (RVA) in Chiang Mai,...

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Germinal Transmission After Endogenization of HIV Sequences Without a Competent Virus for Replication and a Potential Protective Role

It is necessary to better understand the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) genome sequences by gametes without replication-competent virus transmission. In fact, HIV endog...

Whole Genome Sequencing in the Detection of Rare Undiagnosed Genetic Diseases in Children in China

To assess the indications and diagnostic efficiency of whole genome sequencing (WGS) in pediatric patients with unexplained intellectual disability/developmental delay, multiple congenital...

The VetSeq Study: a Pilot Study of Genome Sequencing in Veteran Care

The VetSeq Study is a pilot intervention study exploring the feasibility of integrating genome sequencing into clinical care at the VA Boston Healthcare System.

A Study of Sofosbuvir From Heterosofir 400 mg F.C.T (Pharmed Healthcare, Egypt) & Sovaldi 400 mg F.C.T ( Gilead Sciences, Ireland)

Comparative randomized, single dose, two-way crossover open-label study to determine the bioequivalence of Sofosbuvir from Heterosofir 400 mg F.C.T (Pharmed Healthcare Co., Egypt) versus S...

Diagnostic Odyssey: Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)

The goal of this collaborative research is to study human genomes in children with suspected congenital disease, multiple-congenital anomalies and/or multi-organ disease of unknown etiolog...

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German Human Genome Project

In June 1995 Germany joined the international efforts of the Human Genome Project. The German Human Genome Project (DHGP) is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and ...

Genomining

William Saurin, former Chief Informatics Officer of Genoscope, left Genoscope with some of his team to found Genomining in 2001. Genoscope is the French Genome Centre , member of the Human Genome Proj...

Human Genome Sciences, Inc.

The mission of HGS is to apply great science and great medicine to bring innovative drugs to patients with unmet medical needs.

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline plc

The National Center for Genome Resources

Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) is a private, non-profit life sciences research institute. The NCGR mission is to improve human health and nutrition b...

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