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Optimer Pharmaceuticals and Cubist Pharmaceuticals Announce Collaboration to Co-Promote DIFICID™ (Fidaxomicin) for Clostridium difficile Infection in the United States
Date:4/6/2011

llion ($15 million per year) over the two years beginning with the first commercial sale of DIFICID. Cubist is also eligible to receive an additional $5 million in the first year after first commercial sale and $12.5 million in the second year of the agreement if mutually agreed upon annual sales targets are achieved, as well as a portion of Optimer's gross profits from any sales above the specified annual sales target levels.

Scheduled Conference Call

Optimer will host a conference call today at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the outcome of the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee as well as the Cubist collaboration. To participate in the conference call, please dial (877) 280-7280 from the U.S., or (678) 825-8232 for international callers. Please specify to the operator that you would like to join "Optimer's Conference Call." The conference call will be webcast live under the Investors section of Optimer's website at www.optimerpharma.com, where it will be archived for 30 days following the call. Please connect to Optimer's website several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary. 

About DIFICID™ (Fidaxomicin)

DIFICID™ (fidaxomicin) is an investigational antibiotic with a novel mechanism of action, which inhibits the bacterial enzyme RNA polymerase, resulting in the rapid killing of C. difficile. The narrow-spectrum profile of DIFICID eradicates C. difficile selectively with minimal disruption to the normal intestinal flora, while the alternative antibiotics used to treat CDI, metronidazole and vancomycin, have been shown to disrupt the gut flora. DIFICID facilitates the return of normal physiological conditions in the colon which may be responsible for reducing CDI recurrence rates. In two Phase 3 trials for the treatment of CD
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