Melinta Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLNT), a commercial-stage company discovering, developing and commercializing novel antibiotics to treat serious bacterial infections, today reported financial results and provided an update on commercial activities for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. Melinta reported revenue of $14.8 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, which includes product sales of $11.8 million and contract revenue of $3.0 million. In addition, the company earned $2.7 million in funding from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which it recorded as other income. This quarter was the first including sales from all four of the company’s antibiotic brands.