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March 30, 2015 12:31 AM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of MediciNova Inc.

Company Overview

MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on acquiring and developing novel and small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with unmet medical needs for the United States market. Its product candidates include MN-166, a anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective agent, which has completed Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of neurological disorders; MN-221, a ß2-adrenergic receptor agonist that has completed Phase 2b clinical trails for the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma; MN-001, an orally bioavailable small molecule compound, which has completed Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; and MN-029, a novel tub...

4275 Executive Square

Suite 650

La Jolla, CA 92037

United States

Founded in 2000

10 Employees

Phone:

858-373-1500

Fax:

858-404-0048

Key Executives for MediciNova Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director
Age: 64
Total Annual Compensation: $504.8K
Head of Japanese Office and Vice President
Age: 46
Total Annual Compensation: $293.6K
Chief Medical Officer
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $293.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

MediciNova Inc. Key Developments

MediciNova Inc., 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 13, 2015

MediciNova Inc., 2014 Earnings Call, Mar 13, 2015

MediciNova Provides Update on Clinical Trial of MN-166 (Ibudilast) in ALS

MediciNova Inc. announced that the ongoing clinical trial of MN-166 (ibudilast) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has enrolled 30 of the 60 subjects planned for participation. The trial is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study which includes a six-month treatment period followed by a six-month open-label extension. The study is evaluating several efficacy endpoints including functional activity (ALSFRS-R), respiratory function, muscle strength, and non-invasive ventilation (NIV) utilization in addition to monitoring the safety and tolerability of MN-166 60 mg/day versus placebo when administered in combination with riluzole in subjects with ALS. The principal investigator of the study is Benjamin Rix Brooks, MD, Director, Carolinas Neuromuscular/ALS-MDA Center at Carolinas HealthCare System Neurosciences Institute in Charlotte, NC.

MediciNova Announces FDA Approval of Protocol for Phase 2 Trial of MN-001 in IPF

MediciNova Inc. announced that FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has approved the protocol for a clinical trial of MN-001 (tipelukast) for the treatment of moderate to severe IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis). Importantly, due to safety data from previous clinical studies of MN-001, FDA has agreed that MediciNova may proceed with a Phase 2 study as the first clinical trial of MN-001 in IPF. The IPF protocol was filed under MediciNova's open IND (Investigational New Drug Application) in FDA'sDivision of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Rheumatology Products (DPARP). FDA has granted orphan-drug designation to MN-001 for the treatment of IPF, which will provide MediciNova with seven years of marketing exclusivity if MN-001 is approved for IPF.

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