|Type||Public (NASDAQ: ARNA)|
|Headquarters||San Diego, California, USA|
|Key people||Jack Lief, cofounder and CEO
Dominic Behan, co-founder and senior scientist
|Revenue||US$10.4M (FY 2009)|
|Operating income||US$-138M (FY 2009)|
|Net income||US$-153M (FY 2009)|
|Total assets||US$236M (FY 2009)|
|Total equity||US$74.6M (FY 2009)|
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company located in San Diego, California. The company is developing oral medications that target G-protein-coupled receptors. On June 27, 2012, the FDA approved lorcaserin, which will be sold under the brand name Belviq. Lorcaserin is approved for use in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater, which is considered obese, or adults with a BMI of 27 or greater and who have at least one weight-related health condition, such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol. Arena has other experimental drugs in their pipeline that have not yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, namely (stand January 2009):
- APD791, Phase I, indication: arterial thrombosis.
- APD916, entering Phase I, indication: pulmonary hypertension.
- Niacin receptor antagonist, Phase I, indication: arteriosclerosis, (in conjunction with Merck)
- APD597, Phase II, indication: diabetes type 2, (in conjunction with Ortho-McNeil-Janssen)
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest.
- Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) annual SEC balance sheet filing via Wikinvest.
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