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2012-10-22 19:21:07

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved FYCOMPA (perampanel) as an adjunctive treatment for partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures in patients with epilepsy age 12 and older. FYCOMPA is the first FDA-approved non-competitive AMPA glutamate receptor antagonist. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/MM87168LOGO) "The FDA approval of FYCOMPA is an...

2012-10-03 02:28:03

ANNAPOLIS, Md., and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. and Eisai Inc. announced today the launch of "The Elephant in the Pink Room," a campaign designed to place a spotlight on metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a form of the disease that causes nearly 40,000 deaths per year and is often ignored, particularly during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/NY83368 ) Approximately...

2012-08-20 06:25:54

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the results of two studies: "Evaluation of Adjunctive Perampanel in Patients with Refractory Partial Onset Seizures: Results of Randomized Global Phase III Study 305," and "Perampanel, A Selective, Non-Competitive AMPA Receptor Antagonist, as Adjunctive Therapy for Refractory Partial-Onset Seizures: Interim Results from Phase III, Open-Label Extension Study 307," were published today in the online publication...

2012-08-09 10:25:51

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, and reviewed recent developments. At June 30, 2012, cash and cash equivalents totaled $143.8 million, which does not include (i) the $20.0 million milestone payment received from Eisai Inc. subsequent to June 30 for the inclusion of the efficacy and safety data from the Phase 3 BLOOM-DM (Behavioral modification and Lorcaserin for...

2012-07-29 22:20:41

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., and SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that Arena has transferred the BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin hydrochloride) New Drug Application (NDA) to Eisai. The transfer establishes Eisai as the marketing authorization holder responsible for regulatory activities in the United States related to the commercialization of BELVIQ, including pharmacovigilance requirements. Arena will...

2012-07-25 10:24:16

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the results of the study, "Adjunctive Perampanel For Refractory Partial-Onset Seizures: Randomized Phase III Study 304," were published online today in the July 25, 2012 edition of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/MM87168LOGO) Marketing authorization applications for perampanel are currently under review with the U.S....

2012-07-09 14:23:20

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. today announced preliminary results from a recently completed phase III study of Halaven versus capecitabine (Xeloda®) in women with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer. The trial did not meet the pre-specified criteria for either of the co-primary endpoints of overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS). The study did show, however, a trend toward improved OS for patients who received Halaven compared...

2012-06-27 06:26:12

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BELVIQ (pronounced BEL-VEEK) as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2( )or greater (obese), or 27 kg/m2 or greater (overweight) in the presence of at...

2012-06-22 06:22:40

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., today announces the immediate appointment of Shaji Procida to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Ms. Procida held the position of Vice President of Finance. In her elevated role, she will have oversight and responsibility for all of Eisai's financial operations in the United States. In addition, she will continue to serve as a member of...

2012-05-30 02:26:18

EXTON, Pa., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) has awarded its 2012 Excellence in Ligand Binding Assays Award to the Bioanalytical Development group from Morphotek for their abstract, "Development and Validation of a Pharmacokinetic Assay on the Gyrolab Platform for Use in Phase II/III Clinical Studies." The award was presented at the AAPS 2012 National Biotechnology...