July 28, 2016 9:55 AM ET


Company Overview of Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc.

Company Overview

Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc. discovers, develops, and commercializes drugs for metabolic diseases such as hyperlipidemia and diabetes. Its metabolic disease advanced discovery programs comprise AMPK, a metabolic disease program for the development of drug candidates for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases; Glucagon Antagonist, a program for identifying orally bioavailable glucagon antagonists for the treatment of type 2 diabetes; and TRß agonist, a second-generation program to identify drug candidates for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. The company has collaborative research and development agreements with Roche; Merck & Co.; Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Daiichi S...

11119 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, CA 92037

United States

Founded in 1997

52 Employees





Key Executives for Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc and President of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc
Age: 46
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

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