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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biotechnology company, acquires and develops royalty revenue generating assets in the United States. Its late-stage development programs include Promacta, an oral thrombopoietin receptor agonist therapy for the treatment of adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura; Kyprolis for the treatment of multiple myeloma; AVINZA, a pain therapeutic; Captisol-enabled Melphalan IV for the multiple myeloma transplant setting; Viviant (bazedoxifene) for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; and Nexterone, an injectable formulation. The company’s late-stage development programs that are in Phase III clinical trials comprise Captisol-enabled Noxafil-IV; MK-8931 Beta-Secretase Inhibitor program for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease; Captisol-enabled Carbamazepine-IV for the management of acute seizure disorder for hospital or emergency settings; and Captisol-enabled Delafloxacin-IV for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. It also offers Sparsentan that is in Phase II clinical trials for kidney diseases; Lasofoxifene, an estrogen partial agonist for osteoporosis treatment and other diseases; and Captisol-enabled Topiramate Injection, which is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of partial onset or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. In addition, the company’s preclinical stage products include HepDirect for liver diseases; Oral Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor for the treatment of Neutropenia; and IRAK4 Inhibitor for inflammation. Further, it provides Glucagon Receptor Antagonist that is in Phase I clinical trials for diabetes; Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the therapeutic benefits; and Captisol-Enabled Clopidogrel that is in Phase III clinical trials for anti-coagulants. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

20 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1987

ligand pharmaceuticals (LGND) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of...
Total Annual Compensation: $294.6K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $368.1K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $283.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Expands Global License Agreement with CURx Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced it has expanded its global license agreement with CURx Pharmaceuticals Inc. to also include the development and commercialization of Ligand's Captisol-enabled(TM) Lamotrigine program. Under the terms of the expanded license, Ligand will be eligible to receive $22 million in potential milestone payments, revenue from the sales of Captisol, and tiered royalties on future net sales in the range of 4% to 7% for Captisol-enabled(TM) Lamotrigine. CURx will be responsible for all costs related to the program.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Presents at CRT Capital Group's 2nd Annual Investor Conference, Sep-16-2014

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Presents at CRT Capital Group's 2nd Annual Investor Conference, Sep-16-2014 . Venue: Delamar Hotel, Greenwich, Connecticut, United States.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Signs Commercial License Agreement with Avion Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the signing of a commercial license agreement with Avion Pharmaceuticals, LLC for the development and commercialization of four Captisol-enabled programs. Under the terms of the agreement, Ligand is entitled to receive an up-front payment, and is eligible to receive revenue from Captisol material sales, potential milestone payments, and royalties on future net sales of the products containing Captisol.


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