Acceleron Named to the “Best Places to Work” List by The Scientist Magazine

June 10, 2013

Acceleron recognized among survey of more than 200 companies


Acceleron Pharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing protein therapeutics for cancer and orphan diseases, today announced that it was named to the 2013 “Best Places to Work in Industry” by The Scientist magazine in their 11th annual survey. The survey included responses from 240 companies. Survey participants were asked to assess their work environment according to 43 criteria in eight different categories including research environment, integrity, management, communications, job satisfaction, and training and development. Other companies ranked in the top ten included Genos Ltd, Vitae Pharmaceuticals, OpenEye Scientific Software, Inc., Wyatt Technology Corporation, Genentech (a member of the Roche Group), Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, Integrated DNA Technologies, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and Monsanto.


“Acceleron is honored to be named by The Scientist as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work,” said John Knopf, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Acceleron. “As we aspire to discover and develop therapies that will transform the lives of people suffering from cancer and orphan diseases, we remain committed to maintaining a culture that empowers our employees to thrive and take deep pride in their contributions to advancing science and improving the lives of patients.”

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