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11/09/18Omeros Announces Pricing of $210 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2023
-- Initial Purchasers Have Option to Purchase $40 Million of Additional Notes -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) (“Omeros”) today announced the pricing of an offering of $210 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023 (the “Notes”) in a private offering (the “Offering”) to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the ... 
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11/08/18Omeros Announces Proposed $210 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2023
SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) ("Omeros") today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $210 million aggregate principal amount of its Convertible Senior Notes due 2023 (the "Notes") in a private offering (the "Offering") to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"). Omeros also intends to grant the initial purchaser of the Notes a 30-day option to purchas... 
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11/08/18Omeros Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results
– Conference Call Friday, November 9th at 8:30 a.m. ET – SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced recent highlights and developments as well as financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018, which include: 3Q 2018 total and OMIDRIA® revenues were $4.6 million, compared to $1.7 million in 2Q 2018 and $21.7 million in last year’s third quarter. The increas... 
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11/05/18Omeros Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results on November 9, 2018
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the company will issue its third quarter 2018 financial results for the period ended September 30, 2018, on Friday, November 9, 2018, before the market opens. Omeros management will host a conference call and webcast that day at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results. Conference Call Details ... 
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10/23/18FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Omeros’ OMS721 for Treatment of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy
-- OMS721 now with orphan designation covering both prevention and treatment of HSCT-TMA in U.S. and in Europe -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER) today announced that OMS721 has received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy (HSCT-TMA). OMS721 is Omeros’ lead human mo... 
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10/01/18Omeros Corporation Announces Reinstatement of Pass-Through Status for OMIDRIA®
-- CMS’ Separate Payment for Cataract Surgery Drug Resumes Today -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) announced that reinstatement of separate payment by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under the pass-through program for the company’s cataract surgery drug OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1% / 0.3% is effective as of today, October 1, 2018. OMIDRIA, and a ... 
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10/01/18Omeros Corporation Announces Additional Positive Data for OMS721 in IgA Nephropathy
-- Magnitude of Proteinuria Reduction Consistent With Previous Cohort -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced positive data from the company’s ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial of OMS721 for the treatment of renal diseases. The data are from study patients with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, a progressively worsening kidney disease and the most common glomerulonephritis worldwide, respons... 
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09/27/18Omeros to Present at the 2018 Cantor Global Healthcare Conference
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 27, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the 2018 Cantor Global Healthcare Conference in New York next week. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 1:05 p.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast. The live and archived webcasts can be accessed on the “Events” page of the company’s websit... 
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09/07/18Omeros to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the 16th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York next week. The presentation, which will be a fireside chat format, is scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast. The live and archived webcasts can... 
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08/28/18European Commission Designates OMS721 as an Orphan Medicinal Product for Treatment in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has adopted a decision designating OMS721 as an Orphan Medicinal Product in the European Union (EU) for treatment in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The adoption by the EC follows a positive opinion for orphan designation of OMS721 in this indication by the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Orphan ... 
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08/10/18Omeros to Present at the 2018 Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), today announced that Gregory A. Demopulos, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the 2018 Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference in New York next week. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. EDT. The presentation will be webcast. The live and archived webcasts can be accessed on the “Events” page of the company... 
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08/09/18Omeros Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results
– Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. ET – SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced recent highlights and developments as well as financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018, which include: 2Q 2018 total and OMIDRIA® revenues were $1.7 million, compared to $17.2 million in 2Q 2017; the decrease was due to the significantly reduced usage of OMIDRIA by ambula... 
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08/03/18Omeros Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results on August 9, 2018
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the company will issue its second quarter 2018 financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018, on Thursday, August 9, 2018, after the market closes. Omeros management will host a conference call and webcast that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results. Conference Call Details T... 
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08/02/18Omeros Hires Former Sanofi Global Development Head as Chief Medical Officer
– Company Expands Leadership to Keep Pace with Advancing Pivotal Clinical Programs – SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that Eckhard Leifke, M.D. has been named Omeros’ Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical Development. In this role, Dr. Leifke will oversee clinical science & operations, medical affairs and pharmacovigilance. He assumes these corporate responsibilities ... 
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07/26/18Sandoz Amends ANDA to Not Seek Approval for Generic Version of OMIDRIA Until Patents for Omeros’ Drug Expire
-- With Voluntary Dismissal of Infringement Suit Against Sandoz, Omeros Wraps Up All Pending ANDA Litigation -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that its patent infringement lawsuit against Sandoz Inc. (Sandoz) concerning Sandoz’s Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), which sought approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Omeros’ catara... 
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07/25/18Omeros’ OMS721 Receives European Orphan Drug Designation Positive Opinion for Treatment in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
-- Discussions Ongoing with European Regulators for Pathway to Expedited Approval -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) issued a positive opinion recommending orphan drug designation of OMS721 for treatment in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. OMS721 is Omeros’ lead human monoclonal antibod... 
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07/23/18Omeros Corporation Initiates Sales of OMIDRIA® in Europe
-- Sales maintain the drug’s European marketing authorization -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced initial sales of OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1%/0.3% in Europe. OMIDRIA, approved and commercially available in the U.S., is also approved in the European Union (EU) for use in cataract and lens replacement surgery to maintain mydriasis (pupil dilation), ... 
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07/17/18Omeros Initiates Dosing in Phase 1 Clinical Trial for OMS527 Targeting Addiction
-- Nicotine Addiction Planned as First Indication -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the first cohort of subjects has been dosed in the Company’s Phase 1 clinical trial, evaluating the lead phosphodiesterase 7 (PDE7) inhibitor in Omeros’ OMS527 program broadly targeting addictions and compulsive disorders. Inhibitors of PDE7 have been demonstrated to modulate the brain’s ... 
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06/27/18Omeros Obtains Approval to Initiate Phase 1 Clinical Trial for its OMS527 Addiction Treatment
– First Clinical Target for PDE7 Inhibitor to be Nicotine Addiction – SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that it has obtained regulatory authority and ethics committee clearance to start the Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating its lead phosphodiesterase 7 (PDE7) inhibitor from the company’s OMS527 program. Omeros discovered the link between PDE7 and addiction, and the company holds broad patents ... 
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05/24/18Omeros Announces Settlement of Infringement Suit Against ANDA Filer Lupin
--Lupin Confirms Validity of OMIDRIA Patents-- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Lupin Ltd. and its subsidiary Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Lupin), resolving Omeros’ patent litigation against Lupin. The litigation concerned Lupin’s filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis... 
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05/10/18Omeros Corporation Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
– Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. ET – SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced recent highlights and developments as well as financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018, which include: 1Q 2018 total and OMIDRIA® revenues were $1.6 million, compared to $12.3 million in 1Q 2017; the decrease is the result of the scheduled expiration of OMIDRIA pass-throu... 
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05/07/18Omeros Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on May 10, 2018
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the company will issue its first quarter 2018 financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018, on Thursday, May 10, 2018, after the market closes. Omeros management will host a conference call and webcast that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results. Conference Call Details To a... 
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04/26/18FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Omeros’ MASP-2 Inhibitor OMS721 for the Treatment of High-Risk Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy
– Discussions Ongoing with FDA and European Regulators for Expedited Approval – SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 26, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough therapy designation to OMS721 for the treatment of patients with high-risk hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy (HSCT-TMA), specifically those patients who have pers... 
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04/19/18Additional Clinical Studies Supporting the Benefits of OMIDRIA® Presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators Annual Meeting
--OMIDRIA demonstrates clear benefits across traditional and femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and in IFIS cases-- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) announced that the results of four real-world clinical studies evaluating the benefits of OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1% / 0.3% were presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and A... 
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04/13/18Omeros Corporation Announces Upcoming Presentations of New Data on OMIDRIA® at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the results of four studies directed to the benefits of OMIDRIA across a range of clinical situations in cataract surgery will be presented at the upcoming American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Congress in Washington, D.C., April 13-17, 2018. The four presentations are scheduled as follows: Saturday, April 14: 1:41... 
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04/12/18OMIDRIA® Added to Veterans Health Administration National Formulary
-- OMIDRIA now available across the VA system to benefit U.S. veterans -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that the Veterans Administration (VA) has added OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution 1% / 0.3%) to the VA National Formulary. The VA National Formulary is a listing of drugs and supplies that must be available at all VA facilities for the benefit of U.S. mili... 
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04/11/18Omeros Announces Amendment of Credit Facility
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that it has entered into an amendment to its existing credit facility with certain affiliates of CRG LP, a healthcare-focused investment firm. With respect to the twelve-month period beginning on January 1, 2018, the amendment deems Omeros to have met the financial covenants requiring the company to achieve a minimum net revenue or market capitalization amount. Th... 
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03/01/18Omeros Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Financial Results
Conference Call Today at 4:30 p.m. ET SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market as well as orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases and disorders of the central nervous system, today announced recent highlights and developm... 
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02/26/18Omeros Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Financial Results on March 1, 2018
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that the company will issue its fourth quarter and year-end 2017 financial results for the period ended December 31, 2017, on Thursday, March 1, 2018, after the market closes. Omeros management will host a conference call and webcast that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results. Conference Call Details... 
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02/15/18Omeros Reports Significant Improvement in Overall Survival Data in OMS721-Treated Patients with Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy
-- Greater than 16-Fold Improvement in Survival Compared to Historical Control -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced new results from the company’s ongoing Phase 2 study of OMS721 evaluating patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy (HCT-TMA). The data demonstrate an increase in median overall survival in HCT-TMA patients treated with OMS721 c... 
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01/22/18European Medicines Agency Issues Orphan Drug Designation Positive Opinion for Omeros’ OMS721 in the Treatment of IgA Nephropathy
-- EMA also reviewing Priority Medicines application for the drug in IgAN -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) issued a positive opinion on Omeros’ application for orphan drug designation of OMS721 in the treatment of primary Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN). OMS721 is Omeros’ lead human monoc... 
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01/03/18Omeros Corporation Reaches Agreement with FDA on OMS721 Phase 3 Trial Protocol for IgA Nephropathy
-- Also Initiates OMS721 Phase 3 Program in HCT-TMA -- SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2018-- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that it has reached agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Omeros’ protocol for its Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating OMS721 in patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN). Patient enrollment is expected to begin early next month. The single Phase 3 trial is a randomized, double... 
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