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Med Chem List (By State)


A list of companies in the US that hire people in the field of medicinal chemistry. This list has companies listed by state.

 

 


All companies included on this list have had at least one organic chemistry job posted in the last four years (2015-2019). For additional details about the past job postings of an individual company contact us via email.





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Alabama (AL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Birmingham, AL BioCryst Pharmaceuticals focuses on rare disease therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Nektar Therapeutics Huntsville, AL Nektar Therapeutics develops therapeutics based on its advanced polymer conjugate chemistry technology platform. Medicinal chemistry.
Southern Research Institute Birmingham, AL The Southern Research Institute is a non-profit research institution with four divisions (Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Engineering, and Energy & Environment). Small molecules, peptides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.

Alaska (AK)

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Arizona (AZ)

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Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) Phoenix, AZ The Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) is a non-profit medical research institute. Medicinal chemistry.

Arkansas (AR)

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California (CA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AbbVie South San Francisco, CA AbbVie is a large pharmaceutical company that originated as a spin-off from Abbott in 2013. AbbVie's South San Francisco location originated from their 2016 acquisition of Stemcentrx. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Abide Therapeutics San Diego, CA Abide Therapeutics is focused on the discovery and development of serine hydrolase inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Achaogen South San Francisco, CA Achaogen is a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative antibacterial agents to address multidrug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Acme Bioscience Palo Alto, CA Acme Bioscience is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
ActivX San Diego, CA ActivX is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops highly selective, best in class, small molecule drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
Aduro Biotech Berkeley, CA Aduro Biotech is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of cancer immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Advenchen Labs Moorpark, CA Advenchen Labs is focused on the research and development of small molecule kinase inhibitors for cancer treatment. Medicinal chemistry.
Alios Biopharma (J&J) South San Francisco, CA Alios Biopharma was acquired by J&J in Nov 2014 (jobs are found on J&J website). Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Allergan Irvine, CA Allergan is a large pharmaceutical company. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ambys Medicines San Francisco, CA Ambys Medicines develops therapies for patients suffering from devastating liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
  Thousand Oaks, CA Headquarters. medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Arcus Biosciences Hayward, CA Arcus Biosciences develops cancer immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Ardelyx Fremont, CA Ardelyx develops gut-restricted therapies for GI and cardiorenal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Avidity Biosciences San Diego, CA Avidity Biosciences develops therapeutics for rare muscle disorders and other serious diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
BioBlocks San Diego, CA BioBlocks is a CRO. Medicinal chemistry.
BlackThorn Therapeutics San Francisco, CA BlackThorn Therapeutics develops treatments for neurobehavioral disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blade Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Blade Therapeutics develops novel anti-fibrotic therapies. Medicinal chemistry.
BMS Redwood City, CA Focus on biologics drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Bolt Biotherapeutics Redwood City, CA Bolt Biotherapeutics is developing Boltbody™ Immune-stimulating Antibody Conjugates (ISAC), a new class of cancer therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Calibr (Scripps Research) San Diego, CA Calibr is a non-profit biomedical research institute. Calibr merged with Scripps Research in 2016. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Calithera Biosciences San Francisco, CA Calithera Biosciences develops cancer therapeutics targeting tumor metabolism & immunology. Medicinal chemistry.
Capella Therapeutics San Diego, CA Capella Therapeutics develops small molecule therapeutics for cancer and inflammatory diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Carmot Therapeutics Berkeley, CA HQ. Use Chemotype Evolution to discover novel drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
  San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Celgene San Diego, CA Drug Discovery & Alliance Development Center. Epigenetics & intracellular signaling R&D. Medicinal chemistry.
ChemoCentryx Mountain View, CA ChemoCentryx focuses on small molecule therapeutics that target the chemoattractant system. Medicinal chemistry.
ChemPartner South San Francisco, CA ChemPartner is a CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Cleave Bioscience Burlingame, CA Cleave Bioscience is focused on disrupting protein homeostasis for the treatment of specific cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Crinetics Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Crinetics Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutics for rare endocrine diseases and endocrine-related tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
CS PharmaSciences Newark, CA CS PharmaSciences develops novel therapeutics in cancer treatment. Medicinal chemistry.
CuraSen San Mateo, CA CuraSen is focused on the discovery and development of therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, etc). Medicinal chemistry.
Cytokinetics South San Francisco, CA Cytokinetics engages in the R&D of therapies for people suffering from debilitating diseases that rob them of key muscle functions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Denali Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Denali discovers and develops therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
DiCE Molecules Redwood City, CA DiCE Molecules is focused on DNA-programmed chemical synthesis and its application to drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Exelixis Alameda, CA Discover & develop cancer therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Ferring is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the areas of reproductive health, women’s health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and orthopedics. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
FibroGen San Francisco, CA FibroGen utilizes their expertise in fibrosis and hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop treatments for anemia, fibrosis, cancer, and corneal blindness. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
FLX Bio South San Francisco, CA FLX Bio discovers & develops small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of cancers and other immune disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Fochon Pharmaceuticals San Francisco, CA Fochon Pharmaceuticals discovers small molecule therapeutics for cancer and metabolic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Genentech (Roche) South San Francisco, CA Genentech is a large biotech company, part of the Roche Group. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Gilead Foster City, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Gossamer Bio San Diego, CA Gossamer Bio focuses on immunology-based therapeutics in the autoimmune, allergy/inflammation, immuno-oncology, and fibrosis disease areas. Medicinal chemistry.
Haystack Sciences San Francisco, CA Haystack Sciences is a drug discovery company utilizing DNA-Encoded Library technologies. Medicinal chemistry.
Human BioMolecular Research Institute (HBRI) San Diego, CA HBRI is a non-profit research institute focused on basic research for the public good. Medicinal chemistry.
IDEAYA Biosciences Menlo Park, CA IDEAYA Biosciences focuses on the discovery & development of innovative oncology therapies in personalized medicine and immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Inception Sciences San Diego, CA Inception Sciences is a drug discovery company that creates new companies in partnership with pioneering academic researchers and major biopharmaceutical companies. Medicinal chemistry.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Intercept Pharmaceuticals engages in the development of novel synthetic bile acid analogs to treat chronic liver diseases. Development & manufacture of obeticholic acid. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Ionis Pharmaceuticals is a pioneer in the discovery and development of antisense drugs. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Kalyra Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Kalyra Pharmaceuticals focuses on developing therapeutics that address unmet needs in the area of pain management, anti-infectives, and fibrosis. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Kezar Life Sciences South San Francisco, CA Kezar Life Sciences focuses on small molecule therapeutics targeting protein homeostasis to treat unmet needs in autoimmunity and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Lin BioScience San Diego, CA Lin BioScience discovers and develops drugs aimed at cancer and eye diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Mannan Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Mannan Pharmaceuticals is focused on therapeutics for various muscular dystrophies and metastatic cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Merck South San Francisco, CA Exploratory research through early clinical development. Medicinal chemistry.
Mirati Therapeutics San Diego, CA Mirati Therapeutics targets the genetic and epigenetic drivers of cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
MyoKardia South San Francisco, CA MyoKardia is pioneering precision medicine to discover, develop, and commercialize targeted therapies for the treatment of serious and neglected cardiovascular diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Nami Therapeutics Los Angeles, CA Nami Therapeutics develops specifically designed nanoparticles for the targeted delivery of therapeutic agents, including radio-therapeutics, to tumors. Medicinal chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Nanosyn Santa Clara, CA Nanosyn is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Nektar Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Neurocrine Biosciences San Diego, CA Neurocrine Biosciences develops small molecule antagonists against G-protein coupled receptors for neurologic and endocrine related disorders. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Neuropore Therapies San Diego, CA Neuropore discovers small molecule therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and related neurodegenerative disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Novartis Emeryville, CA Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD). Medicinal chemistry.
  San Diego, CA The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). Medicinal chemistry.
Nuredis Menlo Park, CA Discover and develop treatments for neurological and neuromuscular nucleotide repeat diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Nurix San Francisco, CA Nurix is a leader in discovering a new class of drugs that work by modulating the ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS). Medicinal chemistry.
ORIC Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA ORIC Pharmaceuticals discovers and develops therapies to overcome resistance in cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Pfizer San Diego, CA Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
Pharmacyclics (AbbVie) Sunnyvale, CA Pharmacyclics is a research-based biopharmaceutical company acquired by AbbVie (May 2015). Develop and commercialize small molecule medicines for the treatment of cancers and immune-mediated diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Plexxikon Berkeley, CA Plexxikon was acquired by Daiichi Sankyo (Apr 2011). Plexxikon engages in the discovery and development of small molecule pharmaceuticals. Medicinal chemistry.
Pliant Therapeutics Redwood City, CA Pliant Therapeutics is focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Portola Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Portola Pharmaceuticals engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutics in the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Proneurotech South San Francisco, CA Proneurotech is focused on discovering and developing neuroprotective drugs that prevent axon loss after acute injury or chronic degenerative disease. Medicinal chemistry.
Receptos (Celgene) San Diego, CA Receptos is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company acquired by Celgene (2015). Jobs are on Celgene website. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Regulus Therapeutics San Diego, CA Regulus is advancing microRNA therapeutics across several key areas (fibrosis, hepatitis C, & metabolic diseases). Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Relypsa Redwood City, CA Relypsa is part of Vifor Pharma Group (Sep 2016). Relypsa is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of polymeric medicines. Polymer chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Retrophin San Diego, CA Retrophin develops life-changing therapies for people living with rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Revolution Medicines Redwood City, CA Revolution Medicines accesses the small molecule chemical space favored by evolution (ex. natural products) to modulate medically important biological activity. Medicinal chemistry.
Rigel Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Rigel focuses on small molecule drugs for immune and hematologic disorders, cancer, and rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Samumed San Diego, CA Samumed develops therapeutics to address a range of degenerative diseases, regenerative medicine, and oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) San Diego, CA SBP is a non-profit that combines fundamental research with drug discovery to address unmet clinical needs. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Scripps Research San Diego, CA Headquarters. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Sirenas San Diego, CA Use proprietary AI technology to discover potential therapeutics from the natural, complex environments of the global microbiome (ex. the ocean). Small molecules, natural products. Medicinal chemistry.
SiteOne Therapeutics San Francisco, CA SiteOne Therapeutics is developing a new class of non-opioid, non-NSAID pain treatments targeting the Nav1.7 sodium channel. Medicinal chemistry.
Sorrento Therapeutics San Diego, CA Sorrento develops cancer therapeutics. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
SRI International Menlo Park, CA SRI International is a non-profit research institute that performs R&D sponsored by government or industry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
SUMO Biosciences Pasadena, CA SUMO Biosciences engages in research addressing major human oncogenes and immuno-oncology targets. Medicinal chemistry.
Sutro Biopharma South San Francisco, CA Sutro Biopharma focuses on the next generation of cancer and autoimmune therapeutics — antibody conjugates, bispecific antibodies, and cytokine derivatives. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Symic Bio San Francisco, CA Symic Bio is developing novel compounds that target and affect the extracellular matrix (ECM), the non-cellular component of tissue. Medicinal chemistry.
Takeda San Diego, CA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Terns Pharmaceuticals San Mateo, CA Terns Pharmaceuticals discovers & develops small molecule drugs for liver disease and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Theravance South San Francisco, CA Theravance focuses on the areas of inflammation and immunology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Verseon Fremont, CA Verseon leverages its proprietary drug discovery platform for rapid and cost-effective drug discovery. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  Palo Alto, CA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Vertex San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
ViewPoint Therapeutics San Francisco, CA ViewPoint Therapeutics is focused on the development of small molecule treatments for protein misfolding diseases, including cataracts. Medicinal chemistry.
Vividion San Diego, CA Vividion applies transformational proteomics to the development of innovative therapeutics that treat major unmet clinical needs. Medicinal chemistry.

Colorado (CO)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Array BioPharma Boulder, CO Array BioPharma develops small molecule drugs for cancer and other conditions. Medicinal chemistry.
Crestone Boulder, CO Crestone develops small molecule drugs for serious bacterial infections. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Loxo Oncology Boulder, CO Loxo Oncology engages in the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genomically defined cancers. Medicinal chemistry.

Connecticut (CT)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Achillion New Haven, CT Achillion is focused on the development and commercialization of oral factor D inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Boehringer Ingelheim Ridgefield, CT Boehringer Ingelheim is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Branford, CT Research center. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Melinta Therapeutics New Haven, CT Melinta Therapeutics discovers, develops, and commercializes novel antibiotics. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Pfizer Groton, CT Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Process Chemistry group within Chemical Research and Development (CRD) group. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
ViiV Healthcare (GSK) Branford, CT ViiV Healthcare is entirely dedicated to HIV medicines. GSK holds majority stake in ViiV. Medicinal chemistry.

Delaware (DE)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Fraunhofer USA Newark, DE Fraunhofer USA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of applied research. Natural product analogues. Medicinal chemistry.
Incyte Wilmington, DE Incyte's therapeutic focus is primarily oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Prelude Therapeutics Wilmington, DE Prelude Therapeutics is focused on discovering and developing new medicines targeting chromatin function to treat cancer and rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.

District of Columbia (DC)

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Florida (FL)

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Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL The Moffitt Cancer Center focuses on personalized cancer care and translational research. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Scripps Research Jupiter, FL Formerly named The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). One of the largest private, non-profit biomedical research organizations in the world. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.

Georgia (GA)

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Hawaii (HI)

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Idaho (ID)

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Illinois (IL)

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AbbVie Lake County, IL AbbVie is a large pharmaceutical company that originated as a spin-off from Abbott in 2013. AbbVie's global headquarters are located in Lake County, IL. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry.

Indiana (IN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Lilly Indianapolis, IN Lilly is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Novo Nordisk Indianapolis, IN Pharmaceutical company. Indianapolis site established in late 2015 when Novo Nordisk acquired Calibrium and MB2. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.

Iowa (IA)

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NewLink Genetics Ames, IA NewLink Genetics focuses on novel immuno-oncology products for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.

Kansas (KS)

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Deciphera Lawrence, KS Deciphera develops kinase inhibitors for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.

Kentucky (KY)

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Louisiana (LA)

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Maine (ME)

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Maryland (MD)

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Casma Therapeutics Discovery, MD Casma Therapeutics is focused on harnessing the natural cellular process of autophagy to develop novel therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Leidos Frederick, MD Leidos is a company focused on defense, aviation, IT, and health. Discover new therapeutic interventions against RAS-driven cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
MedImmune (AstraZeneca) Gaithersburg, MD MedImmune was acquired by AstraZeneca (June 2007). MedImmune is the global biologics R&D arm of AstraZeneca. Tubulysins, warheads/payloads. ADCs and linker/drug design. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Rapafusyn Pharmaceuticals Baltimore, MD Rapafusyn Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Reyoung Corporation Gaithersburg, MD Reyoung Corporation manufactures and sells pharmaceutical products. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.

Massachusetts (MA)

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Accent Therapeutics Lexington, MA Accent Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing oncology-focused small molecule therapies in the field of epitranscriptomics. Medicinal chemistry.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Agios Pharmaceuticals focuses on cancer metabolism, rare genetic diseases, and metabolic immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Akebia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Akebia focuses on hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) based therapeutics in anemia and other serious diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alkermes Waltham, MA Alkermes focuses on treatments for CNS diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alnylam Cambridge, MA Alnylam is focused on RNAi therapeutics. Synthesis of nucleosides, nucleotides, lipids, carbohydrates, and other building blocks. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Amgen Cambridge, MA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Anokion Cambridge, MA Anokion focuses on treatments for autoimmune diseases. Bioconjugation of proteins and synthetic polymers. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, process chemistry.
AstraZeneca Boston, MA Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA Medicinal chemistry.
Biogen Cambridge, MA Biogen is a large biotech company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Bioverativ (Sanofi) Waltham, MA The hemophilia drug business of Biogen spun off in 2016 and was named Bioverativ. In 2018, Bioverativ was acquired by Sanofi. Bioverativ develops therapeutics for rare blood disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blueprint Medicines Cambridge, MA Blueprint Medicines focuses on research towards kinase therapies. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Broad Institute Cambridge, MA The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (usually simply called the Broad Institute) is a biomedical and genomic research center. Medicinal chemistry.
C4 Therapeutics Cambridge, MA C4 Therapeutics discovers and develops drugs that target disease-causing proteins for destruction. Medicinal chemistry.
Celgene Cambridge, MA Inflammation & Immunology Center of Excellence. Medicinal chemistry.
Concert Pharmaceuticals Lexington, MA Concert Pharmaceuticals uses deuterium chemistry to discover and develop innovative new medicines. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Constellation Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Constellation Pharmaceuticals develops novel therapeutics that target epigenetic regulators. Medicinal chemistry.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Norwood, MA Corbus Pharmaceuticals develops therapeutics for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA The Dana Farber Cancer Institute is a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Decibel Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Decibel Therapeutics discovers and develops new medicines to protect, repair, and restore hearing. Medicinal chemistry.
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Dicerna is focused on diseases involving the liver. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Editas Medicine Cambridge, MA Editas Medicine is a genome editing company dedicated to treating patients with genetically defined diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Eisai Andover, MA Eisai is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry.
EMD Serono (Merck KGaA) Billerica, MA The biopharma business of Merck KGaA. Medicinal chemistry.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Enanta Pharmaceuticals creates small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Entasis Therapeutics Waltham, MA Entasis is focused on the next generation of antibacterial therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Epizyme Cambridge, MA Epizyme develops targeted epigenetic medicines for cancer. Small molecule inhibitors of histone methyltransferases (HMTs). Medicinal chemistry.
Foghorn Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Foghorn Therapeutics develops innovative therapeutics that target chromatin remodeling complexes to treat cancer and other serious medical disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
FogPharma Cambridge, MA FogPharma is pioneering a new drug modality called cell-penetrating mini-proteins (CPMPs). Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Watertown, MA HQ. Medicinal chemistry.
Fulcrum Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Fulcrum Therapeutics develops new medicines by transforming gene regulation in disease. Medicinal chemistry.
Genosco Cambridge, MA Genosco is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pursuing the discovery and development of novel small-molecule drugs (kinase inhibitors). Medicinal chemistry.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Cambridge, MA DNA encoded small molecule libraries. Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA DNA encoded library technology, oligonucleotides, antibodies, linker synthesis. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Goldfinch Bio Cambridge, MA Goldfinch Bio discovers and develops therapeutics for kidney disease. Medicinal chemistry.
H3 Biomedicine Cambridge, MA H3 Biomedicine is focused on cancer genomics based drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
ImmunoGen Waltham, MA ImmunoGen focuses on the development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Intellia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Intellia Therapeutics leverages genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9) to develop potential cures for people with genetic diseases. Small molecules, nucleotides, nanoparticles, lipids, macromolecules. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) Cambridge, MA Part of Johnson & Johnson. Medicinal chemistry.
Kaleido Biosciences Bedford, MA Kaleido Biosciences discovers groundbreaking microbiome-targeted therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Kintai Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Kintai Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on microbiome metabolites. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Kronos Bio Cambridge, MA Kronos Bio engages in the research and development of first-in-class therapies that modulate historically recalcitrant cancer targets. Medicinal chemistry.
Kymera Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Kymera Therapeutics is advancing the field of targeted protein degradation to deliver breakthrough medicines. Medicinal chemistry.
LifeMine Therapeutics Cambridge, MA LifeMine Therapeutics utilizes genome mining and recombinant overexpression to search through the genomes of fungi and unearth new drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Luye Pharma Group Boston, MA Luye Pharma Group is dedicated to developing innovative medicines in oncology, neurodegenerative disorders, and other disease areas with high unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Macrolide Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Macrolide Pharmaceuticals develops and commercializes novel macrolide antibiotics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Merck Boston, MA Discovery research. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Cambridge, MA Exploratory Science Center (ESC). Small molecules, peptides, carbohydrates, nucleotides. Payloads & linkers for conjugates. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Mersana Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Mersana focuses on developing antibody drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Microbiotix Worcester, MA Microbiotix is focused on the discovery and development of small molecules that target serious infectious diseases (antibacterial, antiviral, and antiparasitic). Medicinal chemistry.
Minerva Biotechnologies Waltham, MA Minerva Biotechnologies is developing cancer immunotherapies and cancer drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Moderna Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Moderna Therapeutics is pioneering a new class of medicines made of messenger RNA (mRNA). Small molecules, nucleotides, nucleosides, lipid nanoparticles. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Morphic Therapeutic Cambridge, MA Morphic Therapeutic is leading the development of a new generation of oral integrin drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
Nimbus Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Nimbus Therapeutics focuses on promising targets in metabolic disease, oncology, and inflammation. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Novartis Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry.
NovoBiotic Cambridge, MA NovoBiotic focuses on the discovery of new antibiotics targeting serious drug-resistant infections. Drug compounds derived from novel natural products. Medicinal chemistry.
Nuvalent Cambridge, MA Nuvalent focuses on discovering & developing small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Organix Woburn, MA Organix is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Pfizer Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Rare Diseases, Internal Medicine, Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
PureTech Health Boston, MA PureTech Health is pioneering the development of therapeutics based on the crosstalk and biology of the brain-immune-gut axis. Lipid chemistry, prodrug chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry. Medicinal chemistry.
Ra Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Ra Pharmaceuticals leverages macrocycle peptide technology in their drug discovery effort. Peptidomimetic drugs, macrocyclic peptides, small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Relay Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Relay Therapeutics is building a drug discovery pipeline centered on protein motion. Medicinal chemistry.
Ribon Therapeutics Lexington, MA Ribon Therapeutics is pioneering the discovery of new cancer medicines that target monoPARP proteins, critical regulators of cancer survival mechanisms. Medicinal chemistry.
Sage Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Sage Therapeutics develops small molecule drugs for CNS disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Sanofi Waltham, MA Sanofi is a large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Sarepta Therapeutics Andover, MA Sarepta Therapeutics is focused on the discovery and development of precision genetic medicines to treat rare neuromuscular diseases. Phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers (PMOs). Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
  Cambridge, MA Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Silicon Therapeutics Boston, MA Silicon Therapeutics is an integrated computational drug discovery company focused on developing novel medicines. Medicinal chemistry.
Spring Bank Pharma Hopkinton, MA Spring Bank Pharma leverages their proprietary Small Molecule Nucleic Acid Hybrid (SMNH) chemistry platform to discover and develop novel therapies. Nucleosides, nucleotides. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Stealth Biotherapeutics Newton, MA Stealth Biotherapeutics develops therapies to treat the mitochondrial dysfunction associated with genetic mitochondrial diseases and many common age-related diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Syros Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Syros Pharmaceuticals is pioneering a new area of medicine focused on controlling the expression of genes. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Takeda Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Tarveda Therapeutics Watertown, MA Tarveda Therapeutics develops novel miniature drug conjugates uniquely designed to selectively target, rapidly penetrate, and eradicate solid tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
Vertex Boston, MA Headquarters. Focus on discovering transformative medicines to help people with serious diseases like cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
WAVE Life Sciences Cambridge, MA WAVE Life Sciences develops therapies for patients with serious, genetically defined diseases. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Boston, MA Xenon is focused on developing innovative therapeutics for neurological disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Yumanity Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Yumanity develops therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Medicinal chemistry.

Michigan (MI)

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Cayman Chemical Ann Arbor, MI Cayman Chemical is a CRO/CMO and chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Tetra Discovery Kalamazoo, MI Tetra is developing drugs to treat Alzheimer's, depression, and brain injury. Medicinal chemistry.
Zoetis Kalamazoo, MI Zoetis is the largest animal health company in the world (medicines, vaccines, diagnostic product, etc). Novel veterinary small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.

Minnesota (MN)

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Mississippi (MS)

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Missouri (MO)

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Montana (MT)

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Nebraska (NE)

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Nevada (NV)

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New Hampshire (NH)

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Crowdout Therapeutics Nashua, NH Crowdout discovers and develops therapeutics for cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry.

New Jersey (NJ)

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Anichem North Brunswick, NJ Anichem is a CRO/CMO. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
BMS Princeton, NJ R&D location. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Eternity Bioscience Cranbury, NJ Eternity Bioscience is a drug discovery company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Flavine Closter, NJ Flavine links advanced API manufacturers with markets and pharmaceutical companies. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Merck Kenilworth, NJ Headquarters. Small molecules, peptides, macrocycles, bioconjugates, nucleosides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Rahway, NJ Core chemistry and preclinical development. Biocatalysis, chemical biology, flow chemistry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
PTC Therapeutics South Plainfield, NJ PTC Therapeutics is focused on the development of small molecule drugs that regulate gene expression by targeting post-translational control (PTC) mechanisms. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
TAXIS Pharmaceuticals Monmouth Junction, NJ TAXIS Pharmaceuticals is researching new classes of antibiotic agents to treat life-threatening, multidrug-resistant bacterial infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Venenum Biodesign Hamilton, NJ Venenum Biodesign focuses on the discovery of novel small molecule therapeutic products. Small molecules, nucleosides, nucleotides, oligonucleotides, and phosphoramidites. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.

New Mexico (NM)

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New York (NY)

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AMRI Albany, NY Global Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Buffalo, NY Medicinal chemistry.
  Rensselaer, NY API manufacturing. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Angion Biomedica Uniondale, NY Angion Biomedica focuses on renal diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Manhasset, NY The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for various conditions (lupus, arthritis, diabetes, Alzheimers, sepsis). Medicinal chemistry.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK or MSKCC) New York, NY MSK is a cancer treatment and research institution. Medicinal chemistry.
Mount Sinai Hospital New York, NY Mount Sinai is a health network involved in research, patient care, and education. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Regeneron Tarrytown, NY Regeneron discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, ADC chemistry.

North Carolina (NC)

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals Durham, NC Aerie Pharmaceuticals is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies for glaucoma, retinal diseases, and other diseases of the eye. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
DSK BioPharma Morrisville, NC DSK BioPharma is a CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Intarcia Therapeutics Raleigh, NC Intarcia focuses on merging medicine with technology to develop innovative therapies. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Ribometrix Durham, NC Ribometrix discovers small molecule drugs that target functional 3D RNA structures to treat human diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
RTI International Research Triangle, NC RTI is a nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Medicinal chemistry.

North Dakota (ND)

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Ohio (OH)

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Oklahoma (OK)

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Oregon (OR)

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Pennsylvania (PA)

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Forkhead BioTherapeutics Bristol, PA Forkhead BioTherapeutics is focused on advancing transformational oral therapies (FOXO1 inhibitors) for insulin-dependent diabetes. Medicinal chemistry.
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center (FCCDC) Doylestown, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
King of Prussia, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Collegeville, PA Novel antibacterial agents, API Chemistry, metal-organic frameworks. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  King of Prussia, PA API chemistry, platform chemical technologies development, heterogeneous catalyst optimization. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Upper Providence, PA Medicinal chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) Spring House, PA Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Merck West Point, PA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Phelix Therapeutics Philadelphia, PA Phelix develops therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Peptidomimetic drugs, chemical biology, peptide stapling, macrocyclization. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Progenra Malvern, PA Progenra discovers new medicines through targeting the ubiquitin proteasome system. Medicinal chemistry.
Trevena King of Prussia, PA Trevena engages in the discovery and development of G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) biased ligands. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
VenatoRx Malvern, PA VenatoRx engages in the discovery and development of new medicines to treat drug-resistant infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Wistar Institute Philadelphia, PA The Wistar Institute focuses on early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Medicinal chemistry.

Rhode Island (RI)

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South Carolina (SC)

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South Dakota (SD)

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Tennessee (TN)

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StemSynergy Therapeutics Franklin, TN StemSynergy develops novel therapeutics to effectively treat cancer by blocking the cancer stem cells. Medicinal chemistry.
St Jude Memphis, TN St Jude is a pediatric treatment and research hospital. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Vanderbilt University is a large research university. Medicinal chemistry.

Texas (TX)

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Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Baylor College of Medicine is on the cutting-edge of medicine and medical research. Center for Drug Discovery. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
ImmunoMet Therapeutics Houston, TX ImmunoMet Therapeutics is dedicated to developing innovative oncology products. Medicinal chemistry.
Peloton Therapeutics Dallas, TX Peloton Therapeutics develops first-in-class oral medicines targeting cancer and other serious conditions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Reata Pharmaceuticals Irving, TX Reata Pharmaceuticals develops small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) San Antonio, TX The Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is a non-profit, applied R&D organization (engineering & physical sciences). Small molecules, medicinal polymers. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.

Utah (UT)

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Navigen Salt Lake City, UT Navigen conducts peptide-based drug development by leveraging the unique properties of D-peptides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals Salt Lake City, UT Recursion Pharmaceuticals combines experimental biology, automation, and artificial intelligence for drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.

Vermont (VT)

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Virginia (VA)

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Inova Falls Church, VA Inova is a not-for-profit research institute. Medicinal chemistry.
Landos Biopharma Blacksburg, VA Landos Biopharma develops safer, more effective oral, first-in-class therapeutics for autoimmune diseases. Medicinal chemistry.

Washington (WA)

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Acucela Seattle, WA Acucela is focused on developing a diverse portfolio of drugs and devices to preserve and restore vision. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center conducts biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Gilead Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry.
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) Seattle, WA IDRI focuses on the R&D of products to prevent, detect, and treat infectious diseases (vaccines, diagnostics, and drugs). Small molecules for tuberculosis drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Novo Nordisk Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Omeros Seattle, WA Omeros is a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing both small molecule and protein therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Seattle Genetics Bothell, WA Seattle Genetics is an industry leader in developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for treating cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Silverback Therapeutics Seattle, WA Silverback Therapeutics is focused on cancer immunotherapy. Medicinal chemistry.

West Virginia (WV)

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Wisconsin (WI)

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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Madison, WI Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals develops RNAi-based therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, bioconjugation.

Wyoming (WY)

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