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2010-06-04 16:45:00

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company at two upcoming investor conferences in New York City: -- Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference ------------------------------------------------- Presentation: Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (6:00 a.m. Pacific...

2010-06-03 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Deerfield Management, a leading healthcare investment organization, to provide Arena with approximately $35.5 million through an equity investment. Under the terms of this financing, Arena will receive gross proceeds of approximately $35.5 million from the sale of 11 million shares of its common stock to Deerfield at a price of $3.23 per...

2010-06-02 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified the company of the tentative scheduling of an Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on September 16, 2010, for the review of the lorcaserin New Drug Application (NDA). Lorcaserin is Arena's internally discovered and developed drug candidate for weight management, including weight loss and maintenance...

2010-05-07 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Arena reported a lower net loss in the first quarter of 2010 of $31.3 million, or $0.33 per share, compared to a net loss in the first quarter of 2009 of $50.6 million, or $0.68 per share. "We believe that lorcaserin represents a significant medical and commercial opportunity based on the drug candidate's unique combination of...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the Ninth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time (2:30 p.m. Eastern Time) at The Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco. Robert E. Hoffman, Arena's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company, including its clinical development and...

2010-04-30 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced it will report first quarter 2010 financial results before the NASDAQ Global Market opens on Friday, May 7, 2010. That same morning, Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Robert E. Hoffman, Arena's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial...

2010-04-28 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the Deutsche Bank 35th Annual Health Care Conference on Monday, May 3, 2010, at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Time (8:20 a.m. Pacific Time) at the InterContinental Boston Hotel in Boston. Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company, including its clinical development and discovery...

2010-03-24 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today the initiation of patient screening in a Phase 1 clinical trial of APD916, a novel oral drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the histamine H3 receptor for the treatment of narcolepsy and cataplexy. "There is a need for better tolerated, more effective therapies for narcolepsy, especially narcolepsy with cataplexy," said William R. Shanahan, M.D., Arena's Vice President...

2010-03-18 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the Barclays Capital 2010 Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time (2:15 p.m. Pacific Time) at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida. Cindy McGee, Arena's Manager of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company, including its clinical...

2010-03-12 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. Arena reported a lower net loss allocable to common stockholders in the fourth quarter of 2009 of $29.8 million, or $0.32 per share, compared to a net loss allocable to common stockholders in the fourth quarter of 2008 of $62.5 million, or $0.84 per share, and a net loss allocable to common...


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