Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Sector: Pharmaceutical Preparations Region: WA, United States

: | Nasdaq: SGEN

Similar to: Wuxi PharmaTech Inc., Mast Therapeutics, Inc., Cephalon, Inc.

Seattle Genetics, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody-based therapies for cancer. Its product ADCETRIS or brentuximab vedotin has been approved by both U.S. Food and Drug Association and Health Canada in U.S. and Canada respectively. ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate comprising an anti-CD30 monoclonal antibody attached by a protease-cleavable linker to a microtubule disrupting agent, monomethyl auristatin E (MMAE). The company has four clinical-stage ADC programs, which consist of SGN-75, ASG-5ME, ASG-22ME and SGN-CD19A, as well as several preclinical product candidates, including SGN-CD33A and SGN-LIV1A. Seattle Genetics was founded by Clay B. Siegall and H. Perry Fell on July 15, 1997 and is headquartered in Bothell, WA.

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