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Corthera Inc.

Division of Novartis AG

Latest From Corthera Inc.

Second CHMP knock back for Novartis's serelaxin

The EU's CHMP has again refused to recommend approval of Novartis's acute heart failure therapy RLX030 (serelaxin), just weeks after the FDA rejected the BLA in the US (, 16 May 2014). The EU committee originally said no in January and has now confirmed its stance after Novartis requested a re-examination the following month.

Cardiovascular Regulation

Novartis Likely Stuck Waiting For Second Phase III For Serelaxin Approval

FDA recommends against approval of Novartis’ heart failure drug serelaxin in run up to advisory panel, signaling company may need second Phase III study just beginning to get drug okayed.

BioPharmaceutical North America

Too soon for Novartis's serelaxin, says CHMP

The EU's CHMP has knocked back Novartis's application for conditional approval of its acute heart failure treatment serelaxin (RLX030), ahead of its US FDA panel meeting in a few weeks.

Cardiovascular Regulation

Domain and Adynxx CEO Orr engineer another venture exit as Cubist options pain drug

If the recently initiated Phase II trial for Adynxx's post-surgical pain drug AYX1 is successful, the San Francisco-based company's CEO Rick Orr and Domain Associates partner Dennis Podlesak will complete their fifth successful exit for venture capital investors in an entrepreneurial biotechnology firm.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Gynecological, Urological
  • Alias(es)
  • BAS Medical Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Novartis AG
  • Senior Management
  • Stan E Abel, Pres. & CEO
  • Contact Info
  • Corthera Inc.
    Phone: (650) 235-3555
    1660 S. Amphlett Blvd.
    Ste. 200
    San Mateo, CA 94402-2525