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Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on acute and chronic orphan liver diseases. Our initial focus is on the development and commercialization of a clinical candidate, OCR-002, for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy, or HE. HE is a serious complication of liver cirrhosis, or liver failure, marked by mental changes including confusion, impaired motor skills, disorientation in time and space, and, in its more severe form, stupor, coma and even death. Although the exact cause of HE is not completely understood, there is growing evidence that elevated ammonia is a primary driver of HE, and that lowering ammonia may be beneficial to patients suffering from HE. Common causes of liver malfunction leading to elevated ammonia levels and HE include alcoholism, viral hepatitis and auto-immune diseases, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, as well as obesity, Type II diabetes, and acetaminophen overdose. ... More ...
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|Annual EPS Est:||$-1.41|
|Quarterly EPS Est:||-0.39|