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CardioKine Inc.

Division of Chiesi Farmaceutici SPA

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Chiesi Prepared To Pay Cash For Remaining 40% Of Cornerstone

Italian pharmaceutical company Chiesi is looking to buy up the remainder of Cornerstone Therapeutics, a company that already markets Chiesi’s products in the U.S. and is financially linked with the company.

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US FDA rebuffs Cornerstone electrolyte disorder drug lixivaptan

Perhaps it was the fact that investors expected a US FDA rejection following the negative outcome of a September advisory committee meeting – or that Wall Street remained in shock, recovering from Hurricane Sandy – but shares of Cornerstone Therapeutics had only a somewhat mild reaction to regulators calling for more data before approving the company's experimental drug lixivaptan.

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US FDA reviewer backs one lixivaptan use, but not other

Shares of Cornerstone Therapeutics rose as high as 7% on 11 September after a US FDA drug reviewer said an argument could be made for approval of lixivaptan, an orally-active, selective vasopressin 2 receptor antagonist, as a treatment for hyponatremia associated with syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, or SIADH, based on the currently available information, as long as the therapy is restricted to inpatient initiation.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Chiesi Farmaceutici SPA
  • Senior Management
  • Amber Salzman, PhD, Pres. & CEO
    Mark Guerin, VP, Fin. & CFO
    Cesare Orlandi, MD, SVP, Clinical Dev. & CMO
    Len Selihar, VP, Alliance Mgmt. & Corp. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • CardioKine Inc.
    Phone: (215) 399-1200
    30 South 15th St.
    15th Fl.
    Philadelphia, PA 19102