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2011-03-11 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010, and reviewed recent developments. "Our focus is working with Eisai to obtain FDA approval of lorcaserin, preparing to submit an application for European approval of lorcaserin, and advancing select earlier-stage research and development programs on our own or in collaboration," said Jack Lief, Arena's President...

2011-03-10 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that it was issued United States Reissue Patent No. RE42,190 with claims to methods of identifying compounds that modulate the activity of the GPR119 receptor. This invention stems from the discovery by Arena's scientists of the GPR119 receptor, a target for identifying small molecules for the treatment of diabetes. "Targeting GPR119 with small molecules represents a promising new approach...

2011-03-08 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced it will report fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens on Friday, March 11, 2011. That same morning, Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010 and to provide a...

2011-02-10 16:02:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today the resignation of Robert E. Hoffman, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hoffman, who has accepted a new position in the healthcare industry, will remain in his current role at Arena until the reporting of the company's year-end results and the filing of the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. "We thank Robert for his many years of valuable service and...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, February 14, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (6:00 a.m. Pacific Time) at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide a corporate overview. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the...

2011-01-27 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today a reduction of its US workforce of approximately 25%, or 66 employees. As a result of the workforce reduction, which Arena plans to complete around March 28, 2011, the company expects to incur restructuring charges, primarily in the first quarter of 2011, of approximately $3.8 million in connection with one-time employee termination costs. Arena expects the reduction to decrease annualized...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time (7:00 p.m. Eastern Time) at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide a corporate overview. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be...

2010-12-22 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today the completion of an end-of-review meeting with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the lorcaserin New Drug Application (NDA). "The meeting discussions reinforce our position that we have a path forward to seek FDA approval of lorcaserin," said Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Based on guidance we have received...

2010-12-21 17:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call and webcast tomorrow, Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) to provide an update following the completion of an end-of-review meeting with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the lorcaserin New Drug Application (NDA). The conference call may be...

2010-12-10 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today the initiation of dosing in a Phase 1 clinical trial of APD811, a novel oral drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the prostacyclin receptor for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH. "An orally bioavailable prostacyclin receptor agonist could improve the standard of care for patients with PAH, a life-threatening disorder," said William R. Shanahan,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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