Omthera Pharmaceuticals

Omthera names Lloyd VP regulatory affairs

Monday, August 1, 2011

Omthera Pharmaceuticals reports that Ramona M. Lloyd has joined the company as vice president regulatory affairs, effective immediately.  In this newly created position, Dr. Lloyd will be responsible for the management of all regulatory activities, including regulatory strategy and interactions with the FDA.

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Omthera Pharmaceuticals begins phase III EVOLVE trial

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Omthera Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held New Jersey-based specialty pharmaceuticals company, said the first patient has been dosed in its pivotal phase III EVOLVE (EpanoVa fOr Lowering Very high triglyceridEs) trial for Epanova, the company’s lead compound for the treatment of patients with very high triglycerides. Epanova is an Omega-3 fatty acid containing a novel formulation of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).  The phase III trial was granted a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) from the FDA.

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