Akcea Therapeutics

Akcea Therapeutics is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing drugs for the treatment of cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders. It focuses on four drugs: Volanesorsen, AKCEA-APO(a)-LRx, AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx, and AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx, that are based on antisense technology.

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Parent CompanyIonis Pharmaceuticals
HQBoston, MA, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Akcea Therapeutics was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Boston, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Akcea Therapeutics

Ian MacPherson

Ian MacPherson

Chief of Staff
Duncan Brown

Duncan Brown

Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research
Cory Varney

Cory Varney

Director, Channel Operations, GP, and Payer Analytics
Louis St. L. O'Dea

Louis St. L. O'Dea

Strategic Advisor
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Akcea Therapeutics Office Locations

Akcea Therapeutics has offices in Boston and Cambridge
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
22 Boston Wharf Rd 7th Floor
Cambridge, MA, US
55 Cambridge Pkwy #100
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Akcea Therapeutics Financials and Metrics

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Akcea Therapeutics is a subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals

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Akcea Therapeutics News and Updates

Kaskela Law LLC Announces Stockholder Investigation of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (AKCA) and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaskela Law LLC announces that it is investigating Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. ("Akcea") (NASDAQ: AKCA) on behalf of the company's shareholders. On August 31, 2020, Akcea announced that it had entered into an agreement to be acquired by Ionis...

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates Akcea Therapeutics, Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. ("AKCA" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AKCA) in connection with the proposed interested-party acquisition...

Ionis Pharmaceuticals to acquire remaining stake in Akcea Therapeutics

CARLSBAD, Calif. and BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) and its affiliate Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Ionis will acquire all of the outstanding shares...

Akcea Therapeutics to Hold Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results Webcast

BOSTON, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKCA), a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that it will host a live webcast on Tuesday, August 4 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its second quarter 2020 financial results and...

Dr. Lisa Johnson-Pratt Joins Akcea Therapeutics as Senior Vice President, New Product Strategy; Joshua Patterson promoted to General Counsel, adding to the company’s leadership team

BOSTON, March 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA), a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that Lisa Johnson-Pratt, M.D., has joined the company as senior vice president of new product strategy. In this role, Dr. Johnson-Pratt wil…

Akcea Therapeutics to Present at the Cowen 40th Annual Health Care Conference

BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKCA), a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., focused on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with serious and rare diseases, today announced that Damien McDevitt, Interim CEO, will pre…
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Akcea Therapeutics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Akcea Therapeutics founded?

    Akcea Therapeutics was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Akcea Therapeutics key executives?

    Akcea Therapeutics's key executives are Ian MacPherson, Duncan Brown and Cory Varney.

  • How many employees does Akcea Therapeutics have?

    Akcea Therapeutics has 100 employees.

  • Who are Akcea Therapeutics competitors?

    Competitors of Akcea Therapeutics include Biocon, Biogen and CSL Behring.

  • Where is Akcea Therapeutics headquarters?

    Akcea Therapeutics headquarters is located at 22 Boston Wharf Rd 7th Floor, Boston.

  • Where are Akcea Therapeutics offices?

    Akcea Therapeutics has offices in Boston and Cambridge.

  • How many offices does Akcea Therapeutics have?

    Akcea Therapeutics has 2 offices.