October 22, 2014 7:06 PM ET


Company Overview of Lipella Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Company Overview

Lipella Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops products for intravesical therapy. The company focuses on intravesical liposomal therapy, a method of providing local treatments directly to the urinary bladder lumen via urethral catheterization, for urinary bladder dysfunction. Its therapeutic focuses include interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome, overactive bladder, and superficial bladder cancer. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

400 North Lexington Avenue LL103

Pittsburgh, PA 15208

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Lipella Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Chairman of The Board
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Operations
Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President
Director of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Lipella Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Key Developments

Lipella Pharmaceuticals Inc. Names David Lucchino to Board of Directors

Lipella Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the appointment of David L. Lucchino, co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Semprus BioSciences, to the company's Board of Directors. Prior to co-founding Semprus, Mr. Lucchino was a Senior Associate at Polaris Venture Partners, a $3 billion venture capital fund based in Boston. Additionally, Mr. Lucchino co-founded and served as Managing Director of LaunchCyte. Mr. Lucchino currently serves on the board of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council and Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. He is a Trustee of Mt. Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Medical School facility, where he serves on the hospital's Audit/Compliance and Nomination committees. He also serves on the Audit Committee for CareGroup, the parent organization of Mt. Auburn, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and The New England Baptist Hospital. He most recently completed a 3-year directorship on the board of AdvaMed, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, the national trade association representing the U.S. medical device industry.

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