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2011-02-16 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that Standard & Poor's (S&P) will add the Company to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index effective after the close of the U.S. financial markets on February 17, 2011. "Our inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index reflects our consistent financial performance, and will serve to increase our visibility within the investment community as we continue our efforts to grow sales...

2011-02-07 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010 on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 after the close of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss results and highlights of the fourth quarter and full year 2010, as...

2011-01-10 06:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) today reported a strong finish to 2010. The Company estimates that 353 new, paid Acthar prescriptions for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) were filled and shipped during the quarter, up 66% from the year ago period and up 9% from the third quarter of 2010. 1,680 vials and 6,666 vials of the company's principal drug, H.P. Acthar® Gel, were shipped during the quarter and...

2011-01-07 17:20:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) announced today that its presentation at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference has been rescheduled for 9:00 a.m. PT on Monday, January 10, 2011 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Questcor was originally scheduled to present at 2:00 p.m. PT on Thursday, January 13, 2011. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will review the Company's business strategy and...

2010-12-20 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) announced today that it will present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at 12:00 p.m. PT on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will review the Company's business strategy and recent corporate developments. A live audio and slides webcast of Questcor's presentation may be...

2010-12-13 13:08:56

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have pinpointed a protein that compromises the kidney's filtering ability, causing nephrotic syndrome, and demonstrated that a naturally occurring precursor of an acid in the body offers potential for treating some forms of the condition. The research was published online Dec. 12 in Nature Medicine. "This is a major breakthrough in understanding the development and treatment of kidney disease associated with proteinuria, the leakage of protein...

2010-11-22 05:30:00

DENVER, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 20 at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 43rd Annual Meeting, interim results presented from an ongoing, randomized prospective study conducted independently by James A. Tumlin, MD, at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga indicated that 9 of 15 patients (60%) with advanced diabetic nephropathy who are currently enrolled in the study and have completed or are still undergoing a six month course of treatment...

2010-11-22 05:30:00

DENVER, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 20 at the American Society of Nephrology 43rd Annual Meeting, Columbia University Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Andrew Bomback, MD, presented results from a patient case series assessing the potential therapeutic value of H.P. Acthar® Gel (repository corticotropin injection) as a treatment for patients with nephrotic syndrome, a kidney disorder characterized by excessive loss of urinary protein. Initial data...

2010-11-17 08:02:00

Local charity underwrites important kidney research JUPITER, Fla., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Halpin Foundation and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) are proud to highlight the research advances in membranous nephropathy made possible by the Halpin Foundation-ASN Research Grant, created to help young faculty develop independent research careers. This award provides recipients transition funding toward successful application for an NIH RO1 grant. The Halpin...

2010-11-16 05:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOR) announced today that it will present at the Maxim Group Growth Conference at 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. Don M. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will review the Company's business strategy and recent corporate developments. Attendance at this conference is by invitation only. A live audio and slides webcast of Questcor's...