Company Overview

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a world-wide crisis caused by ongoing evolution of bacteria

APT’s phage bank uniquely adapts in spectrum of coverage to overcome emerging bacterial resistance. Our approach addresses today’s – and tomorrow’s – toughest infections.

Precise superbug therapy

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT) is a clinical-stage company founded to provide an effective therapeutic response to the global rise of multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogenic bacteria.

APT’s approach arms us with the unique capability of adapting to the emergence of future antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Our phage bank’s precision targeted, genomically screened, and highly purified phage collection is dynamically expanding in response to the emergence of new strains of bacterial superbugs.

Who we are

APT is a group of seasoned veterans coupled with crazy smart biologists and engineers working to solve the problem of antibiotic resistant infections.  Each day is different and at the end of the day, you’ve made a difference in someone’s life.  It’s incredibly powerful when you meet somebody whose life you impacted by going to work.  The work will challenge you and reward you professionally and personally.  


Our Mission

At Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, our mission is to save lives or restore patient health by developing safe, effective, and durable antimicrobial therapeutics. We harness the diversity and specificity of curated bacteriophages to advance sustainable and accessible treatments that adapt to maintain effectiveness against the emergence of resistant bacterial pathogens.

Work with us

We are on a mission to address today’s — and tomorrow’s — toughest infections. We are looking for intelligent and motivated people to help us reach those goals.

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, APT is in the heart of the Maryland’s BioTech corridor.  The area offers a great lifestyle with Baltimore 30 miles to the east and Washington 20 miles to the south. There are professional sports, great outdoor spaces, world recognized chefs and restaurants and excellent schools to name just a few opportunities to ensure work-life balance.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits to all employees as well as opportunities for investment and growth. Hiring from within is part of our makeup as well as continued education opportunities.


Equal Opportunity Employer

APT is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. APT seeks to diversify its work force and is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. At APT, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our therapeutics, and our community.

Company Summary
Adaptive Phage Therapeutics
Number of Employees
(844) 972-0500
708 Quince Orchard Road
Gaithersburg, MD