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ViaCord Inc.

Division of PerkinElmer Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • ViaCell Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • PerkinElmer Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Marc D Beer, Pres. & CEO
    Kirk Williamson, VP, Mktg.
    Mary T Thistle, SVP, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • ViaCord Inc.
    Phone: (617) 914-3400
    245 First St.
    Cambridge, MA 02142