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Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Organization Address
6166 Nancy Ridge Dr
San Diego, CA 92121-3223

Organization Phone
(858) 453-7200

Website
www.arenapharm.com

Industry
Biotech and Pharmaceutical

Sector
Therapeutic Small Molecules

Organization Description
Arena is an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused principally on discovering pharmaceutical products that act on an important class of targets called G protein-coupled receptors, or GPCRs. Arena has developed a technology called Constitutively Activated Receptor Technology, or CART(TM), that can be applied to GPCRs and other receptors. Arena is developing the drug Lorcaserin for weight management. Lorcaserin has completed a pivotal Phase 3 study and is awaiting FDA approval. Arena is represented by Congressman Brian Bilbray, State Senator Christine Kehoe, and Assembly Member Nathan Fletcher.