AcelRX met primary endpoint in Phase 3 trial AcelRx Pharmaceuticals announced it had met the primary endpoint in the Phase 3 non-inferiority study of the sublingual Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System vs. IV PCA with morphine. The top-line data is expected to be released prior to market opening on November 15. AcelRx management will host an conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST to discuss the Phase 3 top-line results.
AcelRx names Howard Rosen as interim CEO AcelRx Pharmaceuticals (ACRX) announced the appointment of Howard Rosen as interim CEO of AcelRx, effective April 1. Rosen is a technically trained executive with over 25 years of success growing start-up and mid-size biopharmaceutical companies. Rosen previously held senior-level general management positions and functional roles in strategy, marketing, finance, business development, and research and development at Gilead Sciences (GILD) and ALZA Corporation. Rosen has served on the Board of Directors of AcelRx since 2008 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Alcobra and several private biopharmaceutical companies.