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Headquarters Palo Alto, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue ₹5 to ₹10 billion (INR) per year
Competitors Amgen, Janssen Biotech, Roche

Affymax is designing peptides to give red blood cells a pep talk. The biotechnology firm is researching and developing possible drugs based upon these biological process regulators. Its leading drug candidate, Hematide, is an erythropoietin (EPO) mimetic, designed to stimulate red blood cell production, like EPO itself. Hematide is being investigated in late stage clinical trials as a possible treatment for anemia caused by chronic renal failure and chemotherapy. Affymax believes Hematide will be cheaper and longer lasting than the EPO stimulants currently used on dialysis... More

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Affymax CEO and Director John Orwin

John Orwin

CEO and Director

Great place to work, but didn't focus enough on pipeline for future

  Former Affymax in Palo Alto, CA (US)

Pros: great co-workers and management. also great culture and work/life balance Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Nov 2012 – Reviewed Feb 16, 2013

Interview Details Initially the process was well organized with a structured schedule for the interview and the folks I spoke on the phone were articulate, interesting and reasonable.

On the interview day, met the Exec Director, followed by the Finance directors, Project Management and the current Manager of…
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The IT manager I interviewed me, asked why I wanted this job and that perhaps I should look for a VP job at another company..huh ! Answer Question

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