What’s Your “Why”?

May 13, 2015
Tim Mayleben
President and Chief Executive Officer

This past weekend Esperion participated, for the 15th year, in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) annual Heart Walk to raise money for cardiovascular disease research. It is hard for me to put into words the inspiring nature of these events – as patients, survivors, doctors and others join together to combat what continues to be… Read More

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Esperion Investor Day: Lighting the Way for Phase 2b Results

September 5, 2014
Tim Mayleben
President and Chief Executive Officer

On July 29th, Esperion held its inaugural investor day in New York City, with a tightly-packed agenda for the half-day event that included presentations from several of the world’s leading experts in their respective fields.  It was an exciting and informative day! Dr. James McKenney, President and CEO of National Clinical Research, and Professor Emeritus… Read More

Reflections One Year Post-IPO

June 26, 2014
Tim Mayleben
President and Chief Executive Officer

One year ago today the “new” Esperion re-entered the public markets with an initial public offering that raised $80 million and with a singular focus: to rapidly advance the development of ETC-1002, a unique, first-in-class, oral, once-daily low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapy for patients with hypercholesterolemia who are unable to tolerate a statin. Since… Read More

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NLA 2014 Scientific Sessions: Placing the Focus on Statin Intolerance

May 19, 2014
Roger Newton, PhD, FAHA
Executive Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer
Marianne Andreach
Vice President, Strategic Marketing & Product Planning

As members of the Esperion team developing ETC-1002—a unique, first-in-class, orally available, once-daily small molecule designed to lower low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels, particularly in individuals with hypercholesterolemia who are intolerant to statins—we are excited any time there is a specific emphasis on, or a new development in, this underserved patient population. In the… Read More

ACC.14: Spotlighting the Importance of Finding New Therapies for Statin Intolerant Patients

April 21, 2014
Roger Newton, PhD, FAHA
Executive Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer

Late last month, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) held its 63rd Annual Scientific Session & Expo with more than 13,000 cardiovascular experts coming together in Washington, D.C. As I have for many years, I traveled to ACC.14 with my Esperion colleagues to hear firsthand the latest research findings in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment… Read More

Beyond Statins: Providing an Alternative for LDL-C Lowering

April 9, 2014
Tim Mayleben
President and Chief Executive Officer

Brian Orelli’s recent article in BioWorld Insight, “Avoiding the PCSK9 frenzy with alternative drug targets,” highlights how the focus and excitement around the PCSK9 inhibitors reflects the high level of interest for effective alternatives to statins for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering. While the PCSK9 inhibitors—injectable biologic therapies—have demonstrated compelling efficacy, Orelli’s piece reminds us… Read More