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Founded by National Academy of Science members Rod MacKinnon, M.D. (Nobel Laureate), and Bruce Bean, Ph.D., recognized leaders in the fields of ion channels and neurobiology, Flex Pharma is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to creating innovative, novel treatments for neuromuscular disorders, and has demonstrated human efficacy related to muscle cramping. 

Most muscle cramps are not caused by dehydration, lactic acid, electrolyte imbalance, or muscle tightness. That is why popular remedies like sports drinks, bananas, magnesium tablets, and stretching are usually ineffective.

New research has shown that cramps and spasms do not originate in the muscle itself, but are caused instead by a neural mechanism: excessive firing of the motor neurons in the spinal cord that control muscle contraction.

Flex Pharma is developing products to address muscle cramps and spasms by halting repetitive firing of the motor neurons.

As a high energy, new company, we at Flex are always looking for world class talent. We have listed a number of current openings below, but are pleased for great folks with relevant experience to email us with potential interest in Flex.

If you would like to be considered for a position at Flex Pharma, please submit your resume or CV to careers@flex-pharma.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and benefits package. All applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the US. Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any agency resumes. The company will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.