April 17, 2014 8:54 AM ET


Company Overview of MediciNova Inc.

Company Overview

MediciNova, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on acquiring and developing small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases for the United States market. The company’s principal product candidates include MN-166, an ibudilast-based drug candidate, which is in Phase I and Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of drug dependence and pain; and MN-221, a ß2 -adrenergic receptor agonist that has completed Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma. It also has other product candidates in the clinical development for the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma, multiple sclerosis and other central nervous system di...

4275 Executive Square

Suite 650

San Diego, CA 92037

United States

Founded in 2000

11 Employees



Key Executives for MediciNova Inc.

Age: 63
Total Annual Compensation: $504.8K
Head of Japanese Office and Vice President
Age: 45
Total Annual Compensation: $293.6K
Chief Medical Officer
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $293.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.

MediciNova Inc. Key Developments

MediciNova Inc. Appoints Yoshio Ishizaka to its Board of Directors

MediciNova Inc. announced the appointment of Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ishizaka complements the MediciNova Board with 50 years of experience in marketing and product development with Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). His international experience includes assignments in Japan, Europe and the U.S.

Medicinova Inc Appoints Esther van den Boom as Chief Financial Officer

MediciNova Inc. announced the appointment of Esther van den Boom as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. van den Boom is owner of van den Boom & Associates, LLC, an accounting services firm that provides accounting and finance services to public and private companies. Prior to starting van den Boom & Associates, Ms. van den Boom spent nine years with Ernst & Young LLP as a Senior Manager in their audit practice where she assisted public and private biotechnology companies.

MediciNova Inc., 2013 Earnings Call, Mar 28, 2014

MediciNova Inc., 2013 Earnings Call, Mar 28, 2014

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