"Licensing our proprietary biopolymer stent coating technology to Medlogics with their best-in-class stent design allows CV Therapeutics to potentially generate revenues from future milestones and product sales and to continue focusing on maximizing the potential for Ranexa, regadenoson and our pipeline of pharmaceutical therapies," said Louis G. Lange, CV Therapeutics chairman and chief executive officer.
About CV Therapeutics
CV Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on applying molecular cardiology to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, small molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
CV Therapeutics' approved product, Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets), is indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and should be used in combination with amlodipine, beta-blockers or nitrates.
CV Therapeutics' clinical and preclinical drug development candidates and programs include regadenoson, which is being developed for potential use as a pharmacologic stress agent in myocardial perfusion imaging studies, and CVT-6883, which is being developed as a potential treatment for cardiopulmonary diseases. Regadenoson and CVT-6883 have not been determined by any regulatory authorities to be safe or effective in humans for any use.
Founded in August 2002, Medlogics is a California corporation based in
Santa Rosa, California. Medlogics has vertically integrated drug eluting
coating, stent and catheter research, de
|SOURCE CV Therapeutics, Inc.|
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