Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients. We were founded in March 2010 by former executives of MGI PHARMA, Inc., or MGI PHARMA, an oncology and acute-care focused biopharmaceutical company. We have in-licensed and are currently developing three oncology-related product candidates, rolapitant, niraparib and TSR-011: † Rolapitant — a potent and long-acting neurokinin-1, or NK-1, receptor antagonist currently in Phase 3 clinical trials for the prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting, or CINV. † Niraparib — formerly known as MK-4827, an orally active and potent poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase, or PARP, inhibitor that has undergone a Phase 1 clinical trial in cancer patients as a monotherapy. We intend to evaluate niraparib for the treatment of patients with platinum sensitive ovarian cancer in a Phase 3 clinical study, which we expect to commence during 2013. ... More ...