What are the best biotech companies?

With the constant progress of technology, health and medicine are one of the emerging industries powered by it. There have been companies in the vanguard of this growth to cure illnesses such as cancer and HIV/AIDS. Get to know them on this list. 

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    #1Amgen Inc.

    Amgen Inc.

    Upon its foundation in 1980, California-based Applied Molecular Genetics Inc. found its footing on treating and curing various diseases. Some of their products include Aimovig, Corlanor, and award-winning Nplate.



    Barbara Williamson
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "I've been a nurse for the longest time and my resignation is going to be effective by next month. I just want to say how Amgen has progressively helped us in operations. I trust no other top biotech companies. "
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    The interests of Pfizer medicines are diseases that are common but at the same time, challenging to treat. The brand was created in 1849 and has been discovering and producing prescription medicines like Advil, Anbesol, Accupril, etc. ever since. 



    Chirag Pawar
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "Not surprised how Pfizer found its way in this list. I mean, they created Advil (our official HOME STAPLE)!!! How can they not be here?? 💪💃👌 "
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    #3Gilead Sciences Inc.

    Gilead Sciences Inc.

    Gilead offers medicine for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, Oncology, etc. for over 30 years. The company is based in Foster City, California. They have over 9 laboratories in the United States where they develop and commercialize therapeutics. 



    Larry Keller
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "I've been a long time believer of Gilead. their purpose and the way they fulfill it cannot be contested. I've worked for them for over a year but their drugs have been helping me live half my life. It is difficult to deal with HIV/AIDS and it's amazing how this biotech company has stuck around long enough for the community. "
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    #4Celgene Corporation

    Celgene Corporation

    Celgene is focused on developing and manufacturing of therapies dedicated to cancer and inflammatory diseases. They have a headquarter in Summit, New Jersey. The company has therapies such as Thalomid and Abraxane trademarked.



    Henry Gray
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "Biotech companies in Boston can't compare to the dedication of Celgene when it comes to other cancer-related therapies. My grandma died of cancer. As tragic as it is, I'm glad Celgene was there to help her while she was alive to live a little longer and cherish moments with family 😢❤ "
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    #5Biogen Inc.

    Biogen Inc.

    The founders of this neuroscience research focused company include Nobel Prize winners Walter Gilbert and Philip Sharp. It was established in 1978 and has been the first to release the first approved therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.



    Julia Olson
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "Spinal Muscular Atrophy runs in the family and my relatives who have it only trust Biogen so I do, too. Life with SMA is hard and I am beyond words grateful for Biogen for taking big strides to their therapy. Best biotech company in san diego!!! "
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    #6Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals has won numerous awards for their therapies one being for their second Cystic fibrosis medicine. The company's areas of interest besides Cystic fibrosis include Sickle Cell Disease, pain, etc.



    Terry Phillips
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "Vertex seems to be one of the leading companies in pain killing. I can't help but inspired as a pharma student. 🤘😤 Gets me so fired up to make a change in this world. "
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    #7Illumina Inc.

    Illumina Inc.

    This 1998-founded company is based in San Diego, California. They offer products and services for cancer, reproductive health, Microbial Genomics, and other interests. The company conducts research for Oncology, Genetic health, etc.



    Bertha Muñiz
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "I'm looking forward to the pop up of biotech companies in bay area, the world of pharma is more interesting that it deserves bigger attention, even a TV show perhaps like Silicon Valley? If they ever do create one, I hope they put Illumina in the spotlight because their repro health work is amazing! 😝 "
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    #8Johnson & Johnson

    Johnson & Johnson

    The company operates in over 60 countries since being created in 1886. They are headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The brand pursues research and employs more than 100,000 people in the pursuit of their goals and products.



    Daisy Wu
    Written on May 9, 2019
    "They're the poster company when you say "Household brand," arent they? My kids have gotten the J&J treatment and so did my grandchildren. This brand is a gift! "


Best What are the best biotech companies
1Amgen Inc.Other 20 Free
2PfizerOther 14 Free
3Gilead Sciences Inc.Other 9 Free
4Celgene CorporationOther 3 Free
5Biogen Inc.Other 2 Free
6Vertex PharmaceuticalsOther 2 Free
7Illumina Inc.Other 1 Free
8Johnson & JohnsonOther 1 Free

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