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Phylos Inc.

Division of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
www.phylos.com

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
  • Senior Management
  • Gustav Christensen, CEO
    Richard W Wagner , PhD, VP, R&D
    Edward F Fritsch, PhD, SVP, Dev.
    Albert Collinson , PhD, VP, Bus. Dev.
    Anne Baia, VP, Fin. & Admin.
    Ashley Lawton, PhD, Pres.
  • Contact Info
  • Phylos Inc.
    Phone: (781) 862-6400
    128 Spring St.
    Lexington, MA 02421
    USA
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