Welcome to Bristol Myers Squibb Massachusetts

At Bristol Myers Squibb, our innovative teams have been at the forefront of the scientific collective in Massachusetts for over a decade.

Our workforce has the agility and creativity of an entrepreneurial biotech bolstered by the extensive resources and expertise of our global network. Bristol Myers Squibb currently has R&D locations in Alewife and Cambridge while a new R&D flagship facility is under construction in Cambridge Crossing, at the intersection of Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. The company also operates a biologics development and manufacturing site about 45 minutes from Boston that is being expanded to encompass cell therapy production. By bringing passionate scientists of multiple disciplines together across our sites, we work smarter and faster toward our vision of transforming patients’ lives through science.

Meet our team

Learn about our leaders who are making a difference in Massachusetts.

Join us as we transform patient lives through science 

Every day, each of us work to improve outcomes of patients fighting serious diseases. Together we’re building a better future for each other and the patients who need us the most.

Driving innovation forward in Massachusetts

Learn about our broad scope of scientific innovation in Massachusetts.

Boston Globe content series: Building the future of medicine in Boston’s backyard >

Bristol Myers Squibb is expanding its physical and innovative footprint in the Boston area.

Explore our comprehensive approach to cancer research >

Learn how our comprehensive pipeline, spanning multiple approaches across platforms and modalities, sets us apart and enables us to fulfill our vision of transforming patients’ lives through science.

New state-of-the-art cell therapy manufacturing facility under construction to expand Bristol Myers Squibb global footprint >

Bristol Myers Squibb is at the forefront of manufacturing innovations, and we are proud that our new cell therapy facility in the Boston area will include many next generation technologies and the latest integrated digital system. 

The surprising science that connects immunology and oncology >

For more than 20 years, scientists at Bristol Myers Squibb have been working to pull back the curtain on the immune system and leverage that understanding to better treat diseases.

Harnessing translational medicine to guide drug discovery and development >

Robert Plenge talks about the translational medicine research team at Bristol Myers Squibb and the three main pillars for our approach to translational medicine.

Cell therapy’s got talent – and is looking for more >

There is a major recruitment effort underway at Bristol Myers Squibb as the newness of the field poses challenges – and opportunities.

We never left: Accounts from the essential workers at Bristol Myers Squibb  >

Hear from members of the global Bristol Myers Squibb workforce who have remained on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic, what it was like and how the company made them feel safe to continue their work delivering for patients.

Catching a Tumor: Highlighting Bristol Myers Squibb’s commitment to facing the challenge of cancer resistance >

Lata Jayaraman, head of Oncology Drug Discovery at Bristol Myers Squibb's Mechanisms of Cancer Resistance Thematic Research Center, talks about the challenges the team has to face when finding solutions to cancer resistance mechanisms.

Company celebrates cell therapy manufacturing facility progress in U.S. and Europe >

The sites at Devens, MA, and Leiden, the Netherlands, will join the existing Bristol Myers Squibb cell therapy manufacturing network to expand global manufacturing capacity to support the promise of cell therapy and bring treatments to patients faster.

Community impact

Learn how we are making a difference in communities across Massachusetts.

Local Cambridge STEM program empowers next generation of female scientists >

Learn more about how Bristol Myers Squibb signed on as a sponsor of Science Club for Girls as part of the company’s commitment to educate, hire, and inspire a new generation of physicians and scientists from communities who have been historically underrepresented in STEM.

People and business resource groups >

People and Business Resource Groups (PBRGs) represent one key strategy we use to support the business objectives, career advancement and development needs of our employees.

Leading with flexibility and authenticity: Advice from Cathryn Shaw-Reid >

Cathryn Shaw-Reid, vice president, Drug Substance Biologics Manufacturing, has spent all of her 20-year career in health industry leadership roles, but her leadership qualities first began to emerge during her high school days on the basketball team and as head of the School’s Leadership Development Steering Committee.

"Golden Ticket" Contests >

Bristol Myers Squibb is a platinum sponsor of LabCentral, an innovative, shared laboratory space in Cambridge, MA, designed as a launchpad for life science and biotech start-ups. 

A look inside the company’s summer internship experience during COVID-19 >

Learn about the various experiences of company summer interns at Bristol Myers Squibb. 

Improving science education >

We support programs and organizations that address unmet medical needs, help students grow through STEM education, and deliver basic human services to our neighbors.

Massachusetts regional fact sheet >

Learn more about our impact in Massachusetts.

Additional resources

Learn more about our scientific approaches and innovation.

Understanding immuno-oncology resistance >

Learn more about resistance to immunotherapy and new research evaluating these mechanisms.

Cell therapy resources >

Discover how cell therapies are unlocking new potential in cancer research.

Cell therapy manufacturing infographic >

Bristol Myers Squibb is advancing cell therapy research through novel manufacturing approaches and a well-established supply chain platform across a broad network of state-of-the-art facilities with cutting-edge technologies and highly trained manufacturing teams.