Acuity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Company Profile

21:14 EDT 18th March 2018 | BioPortfolio

Acuity Pharmaceuticals was co-founded in October 2002 by researchers at the Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania (UPENN) Medical School and Samuel Reich, then a doctoral candidate in UPENN's Ophthalmology Department. Acuity's core management team was established soon thereafter. Dale Pfost, the company's first full-time employee, joined as chairman, president and CEO, followed by Todd Wallach, now the company's senior director of finance and operations. Taking a leave of absence from his dissertation work, in mid-2003 Samuel Reich joined Acuity on a full-time basis to lead development efforts as vice president, research and development.


3701 Market Street
United States of America


Phone: 215-966-6191

News Articles [538 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces That A Class Action Has Been Filed On Behalf Of Acuity Brands, ...

Acuity has repeatedly surprised the market with a series of negative announcements.  On October 5, 2016, Acuity reported that its financial results for the Read more...

Algorics announces latest version of Acuity analytics platform

Algorics announces latest version of Acuity analytics platform enhancing the industry’s first end-to-end platform for Risk Based Monitoring  Acuity now features enhanced site monitoring support, .....

To the Editor

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No visual acuity improvement seen with dexamethasone in bacterial endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

Patients with suspected bacterial endophthalmitis after cataract surgery showed no visual acuity improvement with intravitreal dexamethasone in addition to intravitreal antibiotics, according to a stu...

Glendale Eye Medical Group Partners with Trilogy Eye Medical Group (Acuity Eye Group™)

Physician-owned and professionally-managed ophthalmology group expands market presence through its unique business model Acuity Eye Group, which operates over 40 ophthalmology...

Dr. John J. Kownacki, Ophthalmologist, Joins Trilogy Eye Medical Group (Acuity Eye Group™)

Physician-owned and professionally managed ophthalmology group grows market presence through its unique acquisition business model. Acuity Eye Group, which operates ...

Visual acuity gains seen in HULK trial

Charles C. WykoffNEW ORLEANS — At 6 months, the HULK phase 1/2 trial demonstrated visual acuity benefit for all patients enrolled and a greater benefit for treatment-naïve eyes, Charles C. Wykoff, ...

Patients with active uveitis treated with adalimumab achieve better visual acuity

Patients with noninfectious intermediate, posterior or panuveitis treated with adalimumab experienced improved best corrected visual acuity and reduced daily uveitis-related systemic corticosteroid us...

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PubMed Articles [286 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Relationship between umami taste acuity with sweet or bitter taste acuity and food selection in Japanese women university students.

Although there are many studies on the umami receptor and its signaling pathway, literature on the effect of umami taste acuity on dietary choices in healthy subjects is limited. The current study aim...

The Association of ICU Acuity With Outcomes of Patients at Low Risk of Dying.

Many ICU patients do not require critical care interventions. Whether aggressive care environments increase risks to low-acuity patients is unknown. We evaluated whether ICU acuity was associated with...

Tactile acuity testing at the neck: A comparison of methods.

Interest in measurement of tactile acuity in musculoskeletal practice has emerged following its link to functional reorganization of the somatosensory cortex in ongoing pain states. Several tactile ac...

Measuring Emergency Department Patient Population Acuity.

Emergency department (ED) acuity is the general level of patient illness, urgency for clinical intervention, and intensity of resource use in an ED environment. The relative strength of commonly used ...

Variability in Acuity in Acute Care.

This study was designed to describe variable acuity among 1 population of acute care patients.

Clinical Trials [595 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Longitudinal Surveillance Registry (LSR) of ACUITY Spiral

The primary purpose of the LSR of ACUITY Spiral is to evaluate and report on the long-term performance of the ACUITY Spiral LV Lead.

Study Comparing Citalopram Hydrobromide Tablets 40 mg (Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd) and RLD Tablets 40 mg (Manufactured By Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc, Missouri) in 24+2 Normal Healthy Male Subjects in Fed Condition

- Objective: - The objective of this study is to compare the rate and extent of absorption of the Test Product, Citalopram Hydrobromide 40 mg (Torrent Pharmaceutical Li...

Nurses Ability to Assess Visual Acuity in Geriatric Consultation

Nurses participate to geriatric evaluations for falling patients. For these patients, it is recommended to evaluate,especially, visual acuity but this is not currently done because it is d...

Bioequivalence Study of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.'s Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablets Under Fed Conditions

Subjects to compare the single dose bioavailability of Torrent's Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablets 40 mg and Crestor® 40 mg Tablets of AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, USA. Dosing periods of st...

Cilostazol 50 mg Tablets Under Fasting Conditions

This study will compare the relative bioavailability (rate and extent of absorption) of 50 mg Cilostazol Tablets manufactured by TEVA Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. and distributed by TEV...

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