Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
We are a development-stage specialty pharmaceutical company currently focused on the development of late-stage prescription drugs for gastrointestinal disorders, specifically anal disorders. Major pharmaceutical progress has been made in the gastrointestinal therapeutic areas of gastroesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer disease and inflammatory bowel disease. However, many major gastrointestinal disorders still lack medical treatments. Our product candidate portfolio consists of two in-licensed late-stage drugs. Our lead product, VEN 307 (topical diltiazem), is intended to treat pain associated with anal fissures and our secondary product, VEN 308 (topical phenylephrine), is intended to treat fecal incontinence. These candidates are two molecules that were previously approved and are currently marketed for other indications and that have been formulated into our proprietary topical treatments for these new gastrointestinal indications. There are approximately 1. ... More ...