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Cypress Bioscience Company Profile

01:19 EST 18th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

We are committed to being the innovator and leader in providing products for the treatment of patients with Functional Somatic Syndromes, such as Fibromyalgia Syndrome, or FMS, and other central nervous system disorders. Specifically, our strategy involves acquiring or in-licensing central nervous system, or CNS, active compounds and developing them for novel and typically underserved indications. The term Functional Somatic Syndromes refers to several related syndromes characterized more by symptoms, suffering and disability than by disease specific abnormalities that are found upon physical examination and include many overlapping pain and psychiatric conditions. We find these opportunities in the areas in which the brain and body overlap, where CNS mechanisms have a strong influence on somatic or bodily symptoms, particularly interesting, and our ongoing development program at Cypress, evaluating milnacipran as a potential treatment for FMS, is representative of this strategy. Our goal is to be the first to commercialize a product approved in the United States for the treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome, or FMS, the focus of our initial efforts in the area of Functional Somatic Syndromes. In January 2004, we entered into a collaboration agreement with Forest Laboratories, Inc., a leading marketer of central nervous system drugs with a strong franchise in the primary care and psychiatric markets, for the development and marketing of milnacipran. After completing a successful Phase II trial, we commenced the first Phase III trial for milnacipran in October 2003. Enrollment in this trial was completed in December 2004, with results announced in September 2005. In October 2004, Forest Laboratories initiated the second Phase III trial evaluating milnacipran for the treatment of FMS. Additionally, we and Forest commenced our third Phase III trial evaluating milnacipran as a treatment for FMS in the first quarter of 2006. We completed the first pivotal Phase III trial evaluating milnacipran for the treatment of FMS in July of 2005. The Phase III trial was a six month, randomized, placebo-controlled study involving 50 sites and 888 FMS patients who were randomized to either milnacipran treatment or placebo. The preliminary top-line results of the study support the continued development of milnacipran as a treatment for fibromyalgia. Although the results of the trial did not achieve statistical significance at the p<0.05 level, the planned development program for milnacipran, which includes two ongoing Phase III studies, will continue. We obtained an exclusive license for milnacipran from Pierre Fabre Medicament in 2001. Milnacipran has been marketed outside of the United States since 1997 as an antidepressant and has been used by over 3,000,000 patients worldwide. Milnacipran is the first of a new class of agents known as norepinephrine serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or NSRIs, which increase the level of norepinephrine more than they do serotonin. We are continuing to evaluate other various potential strategic transactions, including the potential acquisitions of products, technologies and companies, and other alternatives.

Location

4350 Executive Drive, Suite 325
San Diego
CA
92121
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 619 452 2323
Fax: 619 452 1222
Email: ir-info@cypressbio.com


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London, UK and Melbourne, Australia, July 31, 2017 / B3C newswire / -- Leading healthcare investment specialist BioScience Managers Limited (BioScience Managers) announces today that it has appointed ...

Allergies: Cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits explained

(Hokkaido University) In collaboration with teams from the Czech Republic and Japan, researchers from the Institut Pasteur, (AP-HP), and (AP-HM) have identified the likely origin of the cross-reactivi...

Partial Evacuation in Progress at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital

HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to rising water, the decision has been made to begin air transfer of critical care patients at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital. In order to he...

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Cypress HomeCare Solutions Selected for AARP Foundation Senior Community Services Employment Program

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BioreclamationIVT acquires Asterand Bioscience

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PubMed Articles [64 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Glycoform of a newly identified pollen allergen, Cha o 3, from Chamaecyparis obtusa (Japanese cypress, Hinoki).

Cha o 3 is a newly found glycosylated allergen from Chamaecyparis obtusa (Japanese cypress) pollen. The deduced amino acid sequence of Cha o 3 indicates that this glycoallergen contains a cellulase do...

Insights into the Existence of Isomeric Plastomes in Cupressoideae (Cupressaceae).

The cypress family (Cupressaceae) possesses highly rearranged plastomes that lack a pair of large inverted repeats typically found in land plants. A few cypress species have been reported to contain i...

Nursing students collaborating to develop multiple-choice exam revision questions: A student engagement study.

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Green synthesized nanoclusters of ultra-small zero valent iron nanoparticles as a novel dye removing material.

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Clinical Trials [5 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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Evaluation of 3-V Bioscience-2640 to Reduce de Novo Lipogenesis in Subjects With Characteristics of Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome increases the risk for development of heart disease. Another condition associated with metabolic syndrome is fatty liver disease which is also referred to as nonalcoholi...

Impact of Age on the Prevalence of Allergic Sensitization

Worldwide, respiratory diseases have a significant impact on morbidity and mortality of individuals.Tobacco, lifestyle and certain allergens such as dust mites play an important role in th...

Pain Relief During Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratoses With a New Irradiation Protocol

This pilot study will try to minimize the pain during exposure to a new red light source (RhodoLED®, Biofrontera Bioscience GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany) used for PDT without compromising it...

Skin Safety Profile of Different Exposure to the Light Emitting Diode (LED) in Healthy Subjects

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