The Deciphera Difference

We are a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company on a mission to deliver transformational medicines to patients. Headquartered in Waltham, MA with research facilities in Lawrence, KS, we develop innovative science to provide hope to people living with cancer.

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Our mission

Fueled by our proprietary drug discovery platform, Deciphera’s mission is to discover, develop, and deliver important new medicines to patients for the treatment of cancer. We aim to provide novel treatments for patients through inhibition of protein kinases.

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Our Founder

Deciphera was founded in 2003 by Daniel L. Flynn, Ph.D. He was determined to establish an infrastructure and culture that nurtured true innovation, inspiration, and results.

He set a standard for ethics and accountability in a family company, which is still evident today in our values.