MONTVALE, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY) today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008.
"We had a productive start to 2008, reporting significant progress with our collaborations and refocusing our operations to advance four high-value programs," said Vaughn M. Kailian, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Roche's recent decision to license R3487/MEM 3454 highlights the potential of the compound, provides a development path forward for our lead nicotinic alpha-7 receptor agonist, strengthens our financial profile and certainly validates our expertise in CNS drug development. We remain on track to achieve the following 2008 goals for each of our four major development programs: completing and announcing top-line results for our Phase 2a trial of R3487/MEM 3454 in cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and our Phase 1 program for R4996/MEM 63908, initiating a Phase 2a trial for MEM 1414, and advancing our 5-HT6 antagonist program into the clinic."
For the quarter ended March 31, 2008, the Company reported a net loss of $13.4 million, or $0.18 per share, compared to a net loss of $8.9 million, or $0.13 per share, for the same period in 2007.
For the quarter ended March 31, 2008, the Company reported revenue of $0.8 million, compared to revenue of $2.7 million for the same period in 2007. The decrease in revenue is a result of the conclusion of the research and development funding portion of the Company's collaboration with Amgen related to the development of PDE10 inhibitors.
Research and development expenses for the quarter ended March 31, 2008
were $11.0 million compared to $9.9 million for the same p
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