SAN DIEGO, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced that it has been selected to be one of the inaugural companies in the new NASDAQ(R) NeuroInsights(R) Neurotech Index.
The NASDAQ NeuroInsights Neurotech Index is an index designed to track the performance of selected neurotechnology companies which are listed on one of the three major U.S. stock exchanges. The NASDAQ NeuroInsights Neurotech Index includes companies engaged in researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and diagnostics for the brain and nervous system. In addition to meeting minimum market criteria, the 32 companies included in the index must be identified by NeuroInsights as significantly involved in the neurotechnology industry, which includes treatments and diagnostics for disorders like Alzheimer's, addiction, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, obesity, pain, Parkinson's, schizophrenia, sensory disorders, sleep disorders, stroke, and traumatic brain injury.
About Arena Pharmaceuticals
Arena is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral drugs in four major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, central nervous system, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases. Arena's most advanced product candidate, lorcaserin, is being investigated in a Phase 3 clinical trial program for the treatment of obesity. Arena's broad pipeline of novel compounds targeting G protein-coupled receptors, an important class of validated drug targets, includes compounds being evaluated independently and with its partners, Merck & Co., Inc. and Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
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