- Total revenues were $10.8 million and net loss was $2.0 million for the three months ended September 30, 2019 as compared to total revenues of $8.0 million and net loss of $2.7 million for the three months ended September 30, 2018.
- At September 30, 2019, cash and investments were $57.1 million, compared to cash and investments of $34.5 million at December 31, 2018. In September, DURECT earned a $10 million milestone under its agreement with Gilead; payment of the milestone was received in October and is therefore not reflected in the cash and investments figure as of September 30, 2019. Debt at September 30, 2019 was $21.0 million, which included partial accrual for the final payment of our term loan.
Paul Arndt is an investor relations and corporate communications executive with 20 years of corporate and agency experience. Previously, Paul was Sr. Manager of Investor Relations for Spectrum Pharmaceuticals during which time the company saw a more than 23-fold growth in its market capitalization, an increase in sell-side analyst coverage from two to seven and an increase in institutional ownership from 25% to more than 70% through proactive investor targeting. Prior to Spectrum, he led investor relations and corporate communications for NeoPharm, Inc., where he was responsible for executing long-term investor, corporate, employee, and media relations programs designed to develop and refine core messages to optimize value creation, contributing to a more than 500% increase in market capitalization and a doubling of analyst coverage through several corporate events. Paul also served as an IR consultant at Hill & Knowlton and David A. Noyes & Company. Paul earned his MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois. He is also a NIRI-National and NIRI-Chicago chapter member, and a recent Officer of the NIRI-Orange County, California chapter.