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MedicNova announces scheduling of End-of-Phase 2 meeting with FDA

MediciNova (MNOV) and the Jasdaq Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange announced that an End-of-Phase 2 meeting pertaining to the development of MN-221 for the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma has been scheduled with the FDA. The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Rheumatology Products of the FDA reviewed MediciNova's meeting request submission and granted an End-of-Phase 2 meeting scheduled for October 22. In advance of the meeting, MediciNova will provide DPARP with a MN-221 briefing package including the recent Phase 2 trial outcomes and the company's proposed pivotal trial and additional development plans. MediciNova acquired an exclusive, worldwide (excluding Japan), sublicensable license to MN-221 from Kissei Pharmaceutical.