Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel drugs that target G protein-coupled receptors, or GPCRs, to address unmet medical needs. In June 2012, the US Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, approved our internally discovered drug, BELVIQ, for chronic weight management in adults who are overweight with a comorbidity or obese. We are focused on commercializing BELVIQ in the United States and ultimately in additional territories, selectively advancing our drug candidates and discovering additional drug candidates. BELVIQ and our earlier-stage drug candidates have resulted from our validated GPCR-focused drug discovery and development approach, specialized expertise and technologies. Our wholly owned subsidiary, Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH, or Arena GmbH, has provided Eisai Inc., or Eisai, exclusive rights to commercialize BELVIQ in the United States. ... More ...