Geron Reviews

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Geron Director, President & CEO John A. Scarlett
John A. Scarlett
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    Challenging and ultimately rewarding

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    I have been working at Geron for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very interesting, potentially revolutionary science

    Cons

    Challenging time with many layoffs in the recent past. Low morale.

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Website www.geron.com
Headquarters Menlo Park, CA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1990
Type Company - Public (GERN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue ₹50 to ₹100 million (INR) per year

Geron is working to get important things into our thick heads -- more specifically, it is developing a compound able to penetrate the blood-brain barrier that otherwise keeps potentially valuable drugs out of the brain. The company's research and development is targeting viable therapies for cancer, injury, and degenerative diseases. One of the company's lead products in clinical trials is an hESC therapy (derived from human stem cells) called GRNOPC1 for spinal cord injury. Geron is also focused on anticancer drug candidate GRN163L, which inhibits telomerase, an enzyme... More

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