About Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals offers a wide range of therapeutics, including products for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), general medicine (acid reflux disease, infectious diseases), mental health (bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia), neurologics (Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine prevention and treatment), pain management, and women's health. A US-based arm of
In addition to schizophrenia, key product Risperdal is used to treat bipolar mania and irritability associated with autism. A long-acting injectable version of the drug, called Risperdal Consta, is approved as a treatment for schizophrenia. Janssen's antipsychotic franchise also includes Invega and Invega Sustenna, two schizophrenia drugs developed using controlled oral delivery and extended-release injectable technologies. The mental health and neurology product lines have historically been major earners for
New-Jersey based Janssen provides services in Mercer, Somercet, and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey, as well as in Bucks County in Pennsylvania.
Sales and Marketing
Janssen Pharmaceuticals markets its products in the US through a direct sales force to doctors and pharmacies, as well as through wholesale distributors.
To keep its pipeline fresh and robust, Janssen Pharmaceuticals works closely with the Janssen Research & Development, LLC, (a drug discovery company of
In 2015, the FDA granted Priority Review for the New Drug Application (NDA) for three-month atypical antipsychotic paliperidone palmitate designed to treat schizophrenia in adults -- which would be the first of its anti-psychotic kind to have a quarterly dosing schedule, if approved. In 2014 the company received
The company also likes to partner with others to hasten its development research. In 2014, Janssen Pharmaceuticals entered into an exclusive license agreement with
In 2015 Janssen Pharmaceuticals sold the US rights to its Nucynta pain medicine franchise to
Mergers and Acquisitions
Strengthening its cardiovascular disease portfolio, in 2015 Janssen Pharmaceuticals acquired X01 Limited, a Cambridge-based startup virtual biopharmaceutical firm which develops ichorcumab, a synthetic anti-thrombin antibody. The anticoagulant is being touted as having the potential to prevent heart attacks and strokes without causing bleeding.
In response to competitive market challenges, as well as financial setbacks related to multiple product recall announcements, J&J moved to consolidate some of its pharmaceutical businesses in 2011 to save on administrative, manufacturing, and marketing costs. The firm combined its Janssen (mental health), Ortho-McNeil (contraceptives), Ortho Women's Health and Urology, McNeil Pediatrics, Ortho-McNeil Neurologics (central nervous system drugs), and PriCara divisions into the new Janssen Pharmaceuticals entity. Many of these units had previously been held by a J&J subsidiary named Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
As part of the 2011 restructuring, Janssen Pharmaceuticals became part of a broader division known as the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, which also includes
Shortly after the reorganization efforts were announced, Janssen Pharmaceuticals announced an agreement to sell its Ortho Dermatologics Division to
The Janssen name originates back to 1953, when Belgian researcher Paul Janssen founded a global drug company called Janssen Pharmaceutica. That entity became part of Johnson & Johnson in 1961, and the name has since been used on a number of J&J's global pharmaceutical divisions.
1125 Trnton Harbourton Rd
Titusville, NJ 08560-1499
Phone: 1 (609) 730-2000
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Associate Director, Med Comm: Tricia Lopena
Director Client Services: Watson Lisa Podbielsk
Product Director: John Yetter
Employees (This Location): 1,100
Employees (All Locations): 1,600