Arena Pharmaceuticals Company Profile
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes novel drugs that target G protein-coupled receptors to address unmet medical needs in the United States and South Korea. The company offers BELVIQ, a drug used to treat chronic weight management in adults. It is also developing a portfolio of programs in various therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, central nervous system, and metabolic diseases. Its products under development include APD334, a modulator of the sphingosine 1-phosphate subtype 1 receptor for the treatment of a various autoimmune diseases, which is in Phase II clinical trials; and Ralinepag that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. The companys products under development also comprise APD371, an agonist of the cannabinoid-2 receptor that is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of pain; Nelotanserin, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of dementia-associated psychosis; Temanogrel, which is in Phase I clinical trials for thrombotic diseases; and Undisclosed Orphan GPCR that is in pre-clinical development for central nervous system indications. In addition, it manufactures drug products under a toll manufacturing agreement for Siegfried AG. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in San Diego, California.