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2012-11-29 08:28:44

SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products targeting inflammation, coagulopathies and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced the appointment of Thomas A. Mitro as vice president, sales and marketing. Mr. Mitro has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, spanning sales and marketing as well as business...

2012-11-20 08:26:40

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products focused on inflammation, coagulopathies and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the 24(th) Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference next week. The presentation is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Eastern...

2012-11-15 08:30:12

SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that GPR17-targeting compounds, which were previously identified by Omeros in connection with unlocking this orphan receptor, have now been demonstrated to promote differentiation of the cells that form myelin in the central nervous system. Myelin is critical for the proper functioning of the nervous system, and demyelination is associated with multiple nervous system disorders, including multiple...

2012-11-13 08:34:15

SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) has noted the fall in its share price over the last week of trading. Omeros is not aware of any reason that justifies this decrease. As disclosed in Omeros' recent press releases and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed on November 9, 2012 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Omeros' business, including its clinical programs and its preclinical pipeline, remains on track and the Company is pleased with its...

2012-11-09 16:24:15

SEATTLE, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing products targeting inflammation, coagulopathies and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Financial Results Total operating expenses for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 were $14.5 million compared to $7.2 million for the same period in 2011. The...

2012-11-09 08:27:34

SEATTLE, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today is addressing misleading statements in a press release issued yesterday by Davis Wright Tremaine, the law firm representing Richard J. Klein, Omeros' former chief financial officer with whom Omeros recently settled a lawsuit regarding his employment with Omeros. Omeros' reasoned decision to enter into the settlement agreement and focus on its business is explained in its Current Report on Form 8-K filed...

2012-11-08 08:34:01

SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today reported that it will present data from its first pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating OMS302 at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting, which will take place from November 10 through November 13 in Chicago, Illinois. OMS302, added to standard irrigation solution used during ophthalmological procedures, is Omeros' proprietary PharmacoSurgery(TM) product designed to maintain...

2012-11-05 08:31:28

SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today reported positive data from the second of its two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials evaluating OMS302 in patients undergoing intraocular lens replacement surgery. In this second Phase 3 clinical trial comparing OMS302 to placebo, OMS302 met its co-primary endpoints by demonstrating statistically significant (p<0.00001) maintenance of intraoperative mydriasis (pupil dilation) and statistically significant...

2012-11-01 07:30:49

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the first subject has been enrolled in the Company's Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating OMS824, the lead compound in Omeros' phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10) program. OMS824 selectively inhibits PDE10, an enzyme expressed in areas of the brain linked to a wide range of diseases that affect cognition, including schizophrenia and Huntington's disease. This Phase 1 dose-ranging study is evaluating the...

2012-10-24 07:30:31

SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that it has identified compounds that functionally interact with each of four additional orphan G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). Without compounds that functionally interact with orphan GPCRs, developing drugs targeting those receptors is extremely difficult. Omeros has now unlocked 46 Class A orphan GPCRs, representing almost 60 percent of these targets and equaling the number of GPCRs that are...