Urovant Sciences, Inc.
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About Urovant Sciences, Inc.
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Urovant Sciences is a clinical-stage global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions. Urovant is a fast moving company with an entrepreneurial focus on improving the way and working on new therapies for patients affected by urologic conditions and their health care providers to treat and manage urologic diseases.
Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success. We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve. Our fast-paced environment recognizes results, strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow in this fast-moving company.
Urovant's lead product candidate, vibegron, is a β3-adrenergic agonist being developed for an oral, once-daily treatment for overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and urinary frequency.
Urovant's second investigational product candidate, hMaxi-K, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder (OAB) who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy. Urovant holds world-wide rights to this novel gene therapy.
Overactive bladder is a clinical condition characterized by the sudden urge to urinate, with or without accidental urinary leakage, and usually with increased urinary frequency. . In the United States, more than 30 million people over the age of 40 suffer from the bothersome symptoms of OAB1, which can lead to depression and anxiety and have a negative impact on quality of life.2
1. Coyne, et al., EpiLUTS 2007
2. Kinsey D, et al., J Health Psychol. 2016
Stock Symbol: UROV
Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
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Kyorin secures first commercial approval for vibegron
Urovant Sciences, a Vivek Ramaswamy company under the Roivant umbrella, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise $150 million. It will list on Nasdaq under the UROV symbol.
There are no currently available FDA-approved gene therapy treatments for overactive bladder
Dr. Frank Torti, former partner at NEA, appointed Vant Investment Chair
Three of Vivek Ramaswamy’s companies reported activity today including corporate changes, a licensed therapy and investment of $100 million.
One year after Vivek Ramaswamy launched Urovant Sciences to develop urological therapies, the company is now seeking $150 million from an initial public offering.
Urovant Sciences announced the appointments of Sef Kurstjens, M.D., Ph.D. and Pierre Legault to its board of directors.
Changes continue coming to Vivek Ramaswamy’s Roivant Sciences following a June shakeup that saw a 10 percent cut in employment and the restructuring of its business operations.
Urovant Sciences has been busy the past few weeks. In March the company initiated a Phase III trial for an overactive bladder treatment, strengthened its management team and established a U.S. headquarters in Irvine, California.
Urovant Sciences Strengthens Executive Management Team with Senior Hires and Establishes U.S. Headquarters in Irvine, California
Urovant Sciences announced that it has strengthened its management team through the appointment of five senior executives: Cornelia Haag-Molkenteller M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Medical Officer, Michael McFadden as Chief Commercial Officer, Bryan E. Smith as General Counsel, Christine Ocampo as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, and Nori Ebersole as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.
Urovant Sciences Initiates Phase 3 Clinical Program for Vibegron in Patients with Overactive Bladder
Pivotal trial will enroll approximately 1,400 patients for 12-week treatment period.