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Media Contact:

Robert Murphy

Director, External Communications,
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc

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robert.murphy@otsuka-us.com
Press Release

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (Otsuka), a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., announces that it has been awarded a grant for up to $17.8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This will enable Otsuka to advance clinical trials of its investigational compound OPC-167832, in combination with its delamanid (DELTYBA® is the brand name where approved outside the U.S.) and Johnson & Johnson’s bedaquiline (SIRTURO® is the brand name), for patients with drug-susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis (DS-TB).

US News

The Sozosei Foundation, a charitable foundation funded by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., awarded grants to 10 organizations committed to the decriminalization of mental illness by ensuring the effective implementation of 988 as the nationwide mental health crisis hotline that goes live in July, 2022 and by increasing access to mental healthcare in communities across the United States.