Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Corporate Overview Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that has harnessed the power of genetics for drug discovery. Our research team has generated a pipeline of novel drug candidates in clinical development across a broad range of indications. The Genome: Our Source of Discovery We have applied gene knockout technology to thousands of potential drug targets encoded in the human genome. Our scientists have gained a thorough understanding of target biology and identified new points of intervention for future therapies. We have integrated a series of recombinant DNA and chemistry technologies into a systematic drug discovery and development process. Our unique knowledge of targets from the human genome has allowed us to better evaluate and advance novel drug candidates with great promise for patients. A Diverse Pipeline of Targeted Therapies Our genomics-based approach to drug discovery has enabled our scientists to select drug targets across a broad range of indications with high unmet medical need. All of our drug candidates are new molecular entities discovered internally by our dedicated drug discovery teams and designed to affect particular points on a genetically-defined pathway that can be used to fight a disease process. We have advanced new therapies across a wide spectrum of human disease, from conditions affecting millions of people, such as diabetes, to carcinoid syndrome, an orphan cancer indication with few treatment options.
Company Growth (employees)
Spring, US
Size (employees)
168 (est)+40%
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Spring, US

Key People at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Raymond Debbane

Raymond Debbane

Chairman of the Board
Pablo Lapuerta

Pablo Lapuerta

Executive Vice President of Clinical Development and Chief Medical Officer
Jeffrey L. Wade

Jeffrey L. Wade

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Alan J. Main

Alan J. Main

Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Research
James F. Tessmer

James F. Tessmer

Vice President of Finance and Accounting
Brian P. Zambrowicz

Brian P. Zambrowicz

Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Office Locations

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has offices in Spring, The Woodlands, , Boston and in 29 other locations
Spring, US
New Orleans, US
Seattle, US
Portland, US
Charlotte, US
Washington, US
Birmingham, US
Minneapolis, US
Columbus, US
Richmond, US
Tucson, US
Detroit, US
Cleveland, US
San Diego, US
Nashville, US
Chicago, US
Orlando, US
Tampa, US
Atlanta, US

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Summary

Market capitalization

$1.5 b

Closing share price

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Financials

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals's revenue is $130 m in FY, 2016
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.2 m$22.9 m$130 m$130 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$104.6 m$123.2 m$128.5 m


($102.4 m)($100.4 m)$1.5 m

Net Income

($104.1 m)($100.3 m)($4.7 m)($4.7 m)

Operating cash flow

$7.1 m$99.8 m$65.7 m

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