ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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(b) Effective March 29, 2017, Terrence Moore retired from his position as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

 

About ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD)

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of medicines for central nervous system disorders. The Company’s lead drug candidate, NUPLAZID (pimavanserin), is under development for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP). NUPLAZID is a selective serotonin inverse agonist (SSIA), targeting 5-HT2A receptors. The Company’s Pimavanserin is a chemical entity, which has completed Phase III development, and is indicated for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease psychosis. NUPLAZID (pimavanserin) is a selective serotonin inverse agonist preferentially targeting the 5-HT2A receptor, a key serotonin receptor that plays a role in psychosis. Through this mechanism, NUPLAZID has demonstrated efficacy in Parkinson’s disease psychosis in its Phase III pivotal trial and avoids the side effects of existing antipsychotics.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) Recent Trading Information

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) closed its last trading session up +0.28 at 34.38 with 928,353 shares trading hands.

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