Determined to Make a Difference

Lots of biotech companies say they are unique. We believe we truly are. With an ethos of constant learning, belief in each other, and trusted to spread our wings beyond what’s expected, we have not forgotten why we’re here—to work closely with patients, the medical community, and each other, to deliver innovative medicines that matter.

Our successes have enabled our team to experience the full range of drug development—from the development of our in-house scientific platform, which has enabled pioneering insights into new biological mechanisms, to the discovery and development of first-in-class therapies that exploit those mechanisms, through to regulatory approval. We are currently building out our commercial organization to bring these first-in-class therapies to patients.

We Live Our Values

We are dedicated to our Core Values, eager to realize our Vision of creating a healthier tomorrow for patients with kidney and cardiorenal diseases.


With integrity and determination, we make a difference for patients.


By challenging convention, we truly innovate.


Working tirelessly together, we are greater than the sum of our parts.


With respect, grace and humor, we are family.

I love my job – I’m trusted and I get the opportunity to do things that I haven’t done before…there is a lot of opportunity for professional growth.

Our Inclusive Culture

Celebrates our diversity and creates opportunities for the open and honest sharing of ideas.

Our Culture Club

Helps us maintain our work/fun balance, planning frequent team activities and events.

Our Outstanding Rewards

Provide competitive compensation, a full range of benefits, and amazing perks.

There are no silos here – we collaborate with each other all the time.

We are all building a company together – and bringing our discovery through to launch.

We have an opportunity to make a difference for patients developing treatments that offer an entirely new approach where there is great need for a new approach. The work I do is really for patients.

I feel empowered to try new things. There is no fear of failure, we learn from our mistakes.

Join Us!

If you’re interested in becoming part of the Ardelyx family, please submit your resume for any of our Open Positions.

There is compassion here, and a moral imperative to do the right thing.