Trius Therapeutics, Inc.
| Nasdaq: TSRX
Trius Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative antibiotics for life-threatening infections. It engages in developing tedizolid phosphate an intravenous, or IV, and oral antibiotic, for the treatment of serious gram-positive bacterial infections, initially for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, ABSSSI, and subsequently for other indications, including pneumonia. ABSSSI is a new classification for complicated skin and skin structure infections, or cSSSI. Tedizolid phosphate is an IV and orally administered second generation oxazolidinone. The company develops antibiotics for gram-negative infections. Trius Therapeutics was founded by John Finn and John P. Schmid in June 2004, and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.