Innovative Clinical Science. Improved Patient Care.


We focus our research and development practice on discovering and developing new medicines for unmet medical needs. Right now, the Genentech Research and Early Development pipeline has more than 20 new molecular entities in clinical development.

Building a Body of Evidence: Translational Medicine

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Sometimes the science in the laboratory doesn't exactly play out as we predicted in clinical trials. So we spend time refining our approach in the lab and in the clinic.

Most Innovative in 2012

We've been named to Fast Company's list of "The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies" list for making targeted, genetics-based cancer therapies.

How to Get Into the Brain

Learn how Genentech scientists developed a new way to get medicines through the blood-brain barrier.

Gene Expressions

This video series explores ongoing research by our scientists in a variety of focus areas. Watch it on YouTube.

Call for Grants

Genentech is actively seeking applications for Independent Research Projects.

A Patient-centric Approach

In this video short, you will get some touching insight into how Genentech works hand in hand with advocacy groups to make patients’ lives better and longer.

Understanding Reimbursement

Information reimbursement denials and appeals as well as billing and coding.

Our Founders

Bob Swanson & Herb Boyer started the company that launched an industry.

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Brenda and Elaine discuss their diagnosis and the impact of chronic disease on their daily lives.

Help Your Patients

Genentech Access Solutions offers your patients coverage support, assistance, other useful information.

Medical Information for HCPs

This convenient resource offers scientific and clinical information for US healthcare providers.

Understanding Antibody-Drug Conjugates

ADCs combine three components to provide a unique treatment option.

Approvals Timeline

A look at our approvals past and present.

Roles of the HER2 Family Medicines

Learn about three personalized Genentech medicines in the HER2 Family

Clinical Fellowships

Our immunology program offers the experience needed to transform knowledge into practice

Patient Perspectives: A Second Chance

Martin and Stacy discuss how receiving an organ transplant changed their lives.

Support for Independent Medical Education

We support grants for independent medical education to further the advance of medicine and healthcare.
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By The Numbers

35
Medicines on the market
44
Molecules in our pipeline
785K
Square feet devoted to research