We're passionate about finding solutions for people facing the world's most difficult-to-treat conditions. That is why we use cutting-edge science to create and deliver innovative medicines aro...
We're passionate about finding solutions for people facing the world's most difficult-to-treat conditions. That is why we use cutting-edge science to create and deliver innovative medicines around the globe. To us, science is personal.
Making a difference in the lives of millions starts when you make a change in yours. If you'd like to join our team, view our openings at gene.com/careers.
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Genentech is a biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. It creates multiple products on the market and a development pipeline.
The company became a member of the Roche Group in 2009. As part of their merger agreement, Roche and Genentech combined their pharmaceutical operations in the United States. Genentech’s South San Francisco campus now serves as the headquarters for Roche pharmaceutical operations in the United States. Genentech’s Research and Early Development section operates as an independent center within Roche.
Genentech was founded in 1976 by [Robert Swanson](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/robert-a-swanson) and [Herbert Boyer](https://www.crunchbase.com/person/herbert-w-boyer). It is headquartered in South San Francisco, C.A.