Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Insmed is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing inhaled therapies for patients battling serious lung diseases that are often life threatening. Our lead product candidate, ARIKACE® or liposomal amikacin for inhalation, is an inhaled antibiotic treatment that delivers a proven and potent anti-infective directly to the site of serious lung infections to improve the efficacy, safety and convenience of this therapeutic approach for patients. Currently, we are conducting clinical trials of ARIKACE for two initial indications in orphan patient populations: a phase 3 clinical trial in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients who have lung infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pseudomonas) and a phase 2 clinical trial in patients who have lung infections caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). Our strategy is to continue to develop ARIKACE for additional indications beyond Pseudomonas in CF and NTM. ... More ...