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Altshuler leaves Broad Institute for Vertex

December 16, 2014 3:17 AM UTC

David Altshuler will leave the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to join Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX) as EVP of global research and CSO, effective early next year. He will replace Peter Mueller, who retired Oct. 31.

Altshuler was one of the Broad's four founding members, and has been deputy director and chief academic officer since 2009. ...