|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Stock:||Pain Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Pain Therapeutics, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated in May 1998. The Company is a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel drugs. The Company has four drug candidates in clinical programs, including REMOXY, PTI-202, PTI-721 and a novel radio-labeled monoclonal antibody to treat metastatic melanoma. Its drug candidate is called REMOXY. REMOXY is a strong painkiller with a unique formulation designed to reduce potential risks of unintended use. REMOXY is a novel controlled-release oral capsule form of oxycodone in a viscous liquid formulation matrix that includes novel excipients. It is developing a novel drug candidate called PTI-188 to treat metastatic melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. PTI-188 is a monoclonal antibody linked to a radioisotope, intended to deliver doses of radiation lethal to melanoma tumors without harming normal tissue. It is also working on a new treatment for patients with hemophilia and also developing a pipeline of novel drug candidates in the area of oncology and hematology. The Company owns all commercial rights to its pipeline of drug candidates in oncology and hematology. It relies on a limited number of third-party manufacturers to formulate, manufacture, fill, label, ship or store all of its drug candidates. The company’s strategies include Focus on Clinical Development Stage Products. It believes this focus will enable the company to generate product revenues earlier than if it was focused on early-stage research and discovery activities; Retain Significant Rights to Drugs: It currently retain worldwide commercialization rights to all of its technology and drug candidates in all markets and indications, except for REMOXY and certain other abuse-resistant drugs. The Company has an exclusive, worldwide Development and License Agreement, or the Durect Agreement, with Durect Corporation, or Durect, to use a patented technology that forms the basis for certain drug candidates, including REMOXY. Companies that currently sell generic or proprietary opioid formulations include, but are not limited to, Roxane Laboratories, Purdue Pharma, Pfizer, Abbott Laboratories, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Elkins-Sinn, Watson Laboratories, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical and Forest Pharmaceuticals. Regulation by governmental authorities in the United States and other countries is a significant factor in the manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and in its ongoing research and development activities.|
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