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Last $77.67 USD
Change Today -2.18 / -2.73%
Volume 251.1K
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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated operates as a biotechnology company in the United States. The company’s commercial programs include Promacta, an oral medicine that increases the number of platelets in the blood; Kyprolis that is used for the treatment of multiple myeloma; bazedoxifene, which is used for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; and Captisol-enabled Noxafil-IV, a formulation of posaconazole for intravenous (IV) use. Its late-stage development programs include Captisol-enabled Melphalan IV, MK-8931 Beta-Secretase Inhibitor, Captisol-enabled SAGE-547, Sparsentan, Captisol-enabled Delafloxacin-IV, Captisol-enabled Carbamazepine-IV, IRAK4 Inhibitor Program, LTP Technology with Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Biologic Therapeutics Platform, Captisol-enabled Topiramate IV, Lasofoxifene, and Captisol-enabled Lamotrigine IV. The company’s internal product development programs include Glucagon Receptor Antagonist Program, Oral Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor Program, LTP Platform, Kinase Inhibitors, HepDirect HCV Inhibitor Program, and other programs. Its therapies in development portfolio addresses the unmet medical needs of patients for a range of diseases, including hepatitis, multiple myeloma, muscle wasting, Alzheimer’s disease, dyslipidemia, diabetes, anemia, epilepsy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and osteoporosis. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has alliances with GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen, Inc., Merck, Pfizer, Baxter International, and Eli Lilly and Co. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

19 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1987

ligand pharmaceuticals (LGND) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: $510.2K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $375.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.5K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $288.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ligand pharmaceuticals (LGND) Key Developments

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Announces Management Changes

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the appointment of Melanie J. Herman as interim Chief Financial Officer, effective May 21, 2015. Ms. Herman currently serves as Ligand’s Director of Accounting and Chief Accounting Officer. She succeeds Nishan de Silva, who has accepted the position of President and Chief Operating Officer at a privately held therapeutics-focused gene editing company and who has notified Ligand of his resignation, to be effective next month. Ms. Herman joined Ligand in January 2011 as the company’s Controller, and was named Director of Accounting in March 2014 and Chief Accounting Officer in April 2014. Previously she was Controller at CyDex Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2009 to 2011, Assistant Controller and Accounting Manager at Entertainment Properties Trust from 2004 to 2009 and Senior Accountant at KPMG, LLP from 2001 to 2004.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Presents at 2015 Deutsche Bank Pharma OneonOne Day, Mar-26-2015

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Presents at 2015 Deutsche Bank Pharma OneonOne Day, Mar-26-2015 . Venue: JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek, 150 Clayton Lane, Denver, CO 80206, United States.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Annual General Meeting, Apr 24, 2015

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Annual General Meeting, Apr 24, 2015., at 08:30 Pacific Daylight. Location: 11119 North Torrey Pines Road. Agenda: To elect a board of directors for the forthcoming year; to ratify the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the company's independent registered accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015; to consider and vote upon, on an advisory basis, the compensation of its named executive officers as disclosed in this proxy statement pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment(s) thereof.


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