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2014-09-10 08:30:23

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that data from the Phase 3 clinical trial program for BELVIQ(® )(lorcaserin HCl) CIV will be presented at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians' (ASBP) 64(th) Annual Obesity & Associated Conditions Symposium taking place September 10-13, 2014, in Austin, Texas. "These data presentations continue to support Eisai's efforts to foster a greater...

2014-09-02 08:29:52

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to APD811 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. "The FDA Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) evaluates scientific and clinical data submissions from sponsors to identify and designate drug candidates that could potentially treat rare diseases to help advance the evaluation and...

2014-08-01 04:22:02

-- Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Today at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time -- SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today provided a corporate update and reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. "We have continued to see encouraging advancements in the US commercialization of BELVIQ, including a 43% quarter-over-quarter increase in estimated total prescriptions and estimated total per week prescriptions surpassing...

2014-07-30 08:32:46

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that an article based on post-hoc analyses from the three pivotal Phase 3 trials of lorcaserin entitled, "Early Weight Loss While on Lorcaserin, Diet, and Exercise as a Predictor of Week 52 Weight-Loss Outcomes," was recently published in the online issue of Obesity, the official peer reviewed journal of The Obesity Society. The objective of these...

2014-07-29 08:32:10

-- 2014 Nomination follows Previous Nomination in 2013 -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) has been nominated by the Galien Foundation and Awards Committee for the 2014 Prix Galien USA Award in the Best Pharmaceutical Agent category. BELVIQ was previously nominated for this award in 2013. "Eisai's commitment to patient care is the driving force behind our...

2014-07-25 08:25:54

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today announced that it will provide a corporate update and report second quarter 2014 financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens on Friday, August 1, 2014. That same day, Arena will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time). The conference call may be accessed by dialing 877.643.7155 for domestic callers and 914.495.8552 for...

2014-07-15 16:27:40

-- Patent Covers Composition of Matter for APD371 and Related Compounds -- SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that it was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,778,950, entitled "Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators," by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for APD371, an agonist of the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2). Arena is exploring several potential indications for APD371, including chronic pain, and is currently conducting...

2014-07-10 08:27:50

-- Sales Force Increased to Approximately 600 Sales Specialists -- SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported that Eisai Inc. has completed its planned increase of more than 200 new contract sales representatives in its Metabolic Business Unit, increasing the sales force for BELVIQ® by 50% to approximately 600. Eisai expects this expansion of the sales force will enable them to increase their reach to approximately 92,000 physicians in...

2014-07-10 08:27:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 09, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,419.03, up 0.63%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.47%, to finish the day at 16,985.61, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,972.83, up 0.46%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 712.05, up...

2014-06-13 08:24:01

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present a corporate overview at the 2014 Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 2:25 p.m. Eastern Time (11:25 a.m. Pacific Time), at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the investors section of Arena's website at www.arenapharm.com. A...


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