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2009-10-27 09:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) reported today data from the pivotal BLOSSOM (Behavioral modification and LOrcaserin Second Study for Obesity Management) Phase 3 trial that demonstrate improvements in patients' body composition, cardiovascular risk factors and quality of life. These findings add to the previously announced top-line BLOSSOM data that showed highly significant weight loss with lorcaserin over one year of...

2009-10-25 17:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) reported that data from the pivotal BLOOM (Behavioral modification and Lorcaserin for Overweight and Obesity Management) Phase 3 trial demonstrate lorcaserin significantly increased excess weight loss, improved markers of cardiovascular risk and glycemic parameters, and was not associated with depression or suicidal ideation. Additional subgroup analyses showed that lorcaserin caused the...

2009-10-12 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that lorcaserin will be featured in multiple presentations at Obesity 2009, the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society in Washington, DC. The line-up includes a late-breaking abstract oral presentation of results from BLOSSOM (Behavioral modification and LOrcaserin Second Study for Obesity Management), a Phase 3 trial for which Arena reported positive, highly...

2009-09-18 14:15:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on September 23, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time (12:30 p.m. Pacific Time) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company, including its clinical development and discovery programs. A live audio...

2009-09-17 23:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) reported today positive, highly significant top-line results from the BLOSSOM (Behavioral modification and LOrcaserin Second Study for Obesity Management) trial. BLOSSOM confirms the results previously reported for the BLOOM (Behavioral modification and Lorcaserin for Overweight and Obesity Management) trial and completes the lorcaserin Phase 3 pivotal registration program of 7,190 patients...

2009-09-17 15:01:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced it will hold a conference call and webcast presentation on Friday, September 18, 2009, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss top-line results from BLOSSOM (Behavioral modification and LOrcaserin Second Study for Obesity Management), the second of two pivotal trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of lorcaserin for weight management. The conference call...

2009-09-15 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the uptake of novel therapies will drive the obesity drug market to increase more than six-fold, from $512 million in 2008 to more than $3.2 billion in 2018 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. The new Pharmacor report entitled Obesity finds that the high level of unmet need...

2009-09-03 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, September 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on September 9, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7:00 a.m. Pacific Time) at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Robert E. Hoffman, Arena's Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company, including its clinical...

2009-08-03 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Arena reported a lower net loss allocable to common stockholders in the second quarter of 2009 of $38.0 million, or $0.48 per share, compared to a net loss allocable to common stockholders in the second quarter of 2008 of $65.8 million, or $0.89 per share, and a net loss allocable to common stockholders in the first...

2009-07-30 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference on August 5, 2009 at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time (11:15 a.m. Pacific Time) at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide an overview of the company, including its clinical development and...


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