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Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in 2012, Optimer

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. – San Diego:  Announced that it has recently received a 10-million euro milestone payment from partner Astellas Pharma, which recently began marketing Optimer’s Difclair anti-infection tablets oversea.  Under the 2011 agreement, Optimer gave Astellas commercial rights for the tablets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in return for various payments. The […]


October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Optimer

Optimer is a company in the biotechnology sector, with 77 employees, the CEO is Pedro Lichtinger. Optimer’s approach uses a new type of antibiotic called Macrocycle, which focuses on the narrow spectrum of bacteria that includes C.difficile, killing it off while leaving the body’s healthy bacteria unaffected.