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Curis (NASDAQ:CRIS)

Q4 2013 Earnings Call

February 20, 2014 9:00 am ET

Executives

Mani Mohindru - Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations

Ali Fattaey - President and Chief Operating Officer

Daniel R. Passeri - Chief Executive Officer and Director

Michael P. Gray - Chief Business & Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Secretary

Analysts

Simos Simeonidis - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Adnan S. Butt - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Brian P. Skorney - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Brian Klein - Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Research Division

Christopher N. Marai - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Boris Peaker - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Daniel Brims - Brean Capital LLC, Research Division

Operator

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Curis Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded for replay purposes. I will now turn the call over to Mani Mohindru, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy. Please proceed.

Mani Mohindru

Thank you, Bridget. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Curis conference call to discuss the company's fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results and corporate update. At this time, all -- good morning, and thank you for joining us. Today's -- during today's call, we'll provide you with an update on corporate plans and development and also discuss the fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results.

Before we begin, I would like to advise you that this conference call contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements relating to the status and plans for further development of CUDC-427, our plans and expectations for advancing the clinical development of CUDC-907, potential therapeutic benefits of our development candidates, our and our collaborator Genentech and Roche's expectations concerning the commercialization of and market opportunity for Erivedge in various territories, expected growth of Erivedge in sales in -- for 2013 and beyond, Genentech's plan for ongoing trials of Erivedge, and the presentation of data related to those trials, our and our collaborator Debiopharm's expectations regarding the clinical development of Debio 0932. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by forward-looking statements in this conference call as a result of various important factors, including those risk factors described in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2013, and in other filings that we periodically make with the SEC, and we encourage you to review these risk factors carefully. We caution that we are making these forward-looking statements only as of today and that we may not update any of these statements even if the events and developments subsequent to the date of this call cause these estimates and expectations to change.

I'd now like to introduce Ali Fattaey, our President and Chief Operating Officer, who will provide an update on our proprietary program, CUDC-907 and CUDC-427. Following Ali's remarks, Dan Passeri, our Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update on our partnered programs; and then Mike Gray, our Chief Financial and Business Officer, will review our financial results for the fourth quarter and year end 2013, following which we will open the call for Q&A. [Operator Instructions] Ali?

Ali Fattaey

Thank you, Mani. Focusing on our proprietary pipeline, I would like to start with CUDC-907, our orally available small molecule drug candidate that is designed to inhibit select classes of HDAC enzymes and PI3 kinase isoforms of alpha, delta and beta. CUDC-907 is being tested in an ongoing Phase I dose escalation trial in patients with relapsed or refractory lymphoma or multiple myeloma.

In December of last year, we presented interim data at the ASH Conference on 13 safety evaluable patients, of which 11 were evaluable for response assessment. 10 of these patients received continuous daily doses of CUDC-907, and 3 patients received dosing twice weekly. We reported a possible signal of antitumor activity in this presentation, including one patient who had a partial response, and that was a patient with mixed follicular lymphoma/diffuse large B-cell lymphoma that was treated with the daily administration schedule. 7 other response evaluable patients achieved stable disease, and among the patients with stable disease, one patient with multiple myeloma was then in Cycle 13 of their daily CUDC-907 treatment. Both of these patients currently continue their treatment on this study. At the ASH Conference, we also reported that based on the potential for drug accumulation and the frequency of Grade 3 or 4 adverse events of thrombocytopenia, diarrhea or neutropenia with the daily administration schedule, this regimen had been determined to have reached the maximum tolerated dose.

Since the ASH presentation, intermittent dosing of CUDC-907 using twice or 3x per week administration schedules continue to enroll patients in escalating dose cohorts at all 3 study sites. We anticipate that the dose escalation portion of this study will be completed midyear. We expect to initiate enrollment in the expansion phase of the study during the second half of this year, where we plan to test CUDC-907 in patients with select hematologic malignancies, potentially in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma. In addition to the ongoing dose escalation trial in hematologic indications, we are also exploring treatment of patients with select solid cancer in a Phase I study. We expect to provide additional details regarding this trial as we get closer to the time of its initiation.

I should point out that we are developing CUDC-907 in collaboration with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, or the LLS, and we'd like to thank LLS for their important guidance and support in the development of this drug candidate, CUDC-907, as we continue to advance it in the clinic.

I would now provide an update of CUDC-427, our oral small molecule Smac mimetic drug that is designed to promote cancer cell death by antagonizing IAP proteins. I'll remind you that we licensed the exclusive worldwide rights for CUDC-427 from Genentech in November 2012.

We initiated a Phase I trial of CUDC-427 monotherapy last year to expand on the findings from the Genentech Phase I trial that was conducted in 42 patients with refractory solid tumors or lymphomas, the results of which were presented during an oral session at ASCO last year. The intent of our sponsored Phase I CUDC-427 trial was to further refine the safety, tolerability and maximum tolerated dose of single agent CUDC-427 using a more intensive dosing schedule than that, that was used by Genentech in their Phase I trial, and also to refine the potential clinical benefit in select patient populations, including ovarian and fallopian tube cancer patients. During the course of treatment on our study, one patient with Stage 4 breast cancer experienced Grade 3 elevation in ASP and ALT liver transaminase enzyme levels. Unlike prior clinical experience with CUDC-427, this patient's transaminase and, later, her bilirubin level continued to rise despite discontinuation of CUDC-427 treatment, and the patient died of liver failure 1 month later. In response to our reporting of this event, we received written notification from the FDA on November 5 last year that the trial had been placed on a partial clinical hold and that no new patients may be involved in the study until the partial clinical hold is lifted by the FDA based on our response to the request for additional information. We compiled the FDA-requested information regarding the patient's case, as well as a thorough analysis of safety for all 51 patients treated with CUDC-427. This information, along with an amended protocol designed to mitigate risk of liver injury for patients, has been submitted as part of our response to the FDA. We will work closely with the agency to resolve the partial clinical hold in order to reinitiate enrollment and treatment of patients with CUDC-427. Our plan is to continue treatment of patients with single agent CUDC-427 using this modified protocol that was submitted to the FDA. Provided that the partial clinical hold is lifted, we also expect to initiate a separate study treating HER-2 negative advanced breast cancer patients with CUDC-427 in combination with capecitabine or Xeloda. This proposed study will have a Phase Ib/II design, and we expect to provide additional details closer to the study start date. Examination of CUDC-427 in other indications and combinations is also planned.

I will now turn to Dan to briefly discuss our 2 partner programs, Erivedge and Debio 0932. Dan?

Daniel R. Passeri

Yes, thanks, Ali. Good morning, everyone. I'll first begin with Erivedge, which is being developed and commercialized globally by Genentech and Roche under our existing collaboration.

During 2013, Roche successfully secured Erivedge marketing approvals in key territories worldwide, including the European Union, Australia, Canada and Switzerland, among others, resulting in $10 million in milestone payments to Curis. Roche continues to work diligently towards commercialization of Erivedge in the various EU member states, as well as other territories outside the U.S., where Erivedge has received approval. Just as a reminder, Curis is entitled to royalty payments on worldwide net sales of Erivedge. Outside of the basis of carcinoma indication, we're also entitled to a certain development and regulatory milestones if they're achieved. We believe that Erivedge's availability and use by advanced basal cell carcinoma patients continues to be encouraging as is reflected by the sustained growth in quarterly sales since its U.S. launch in February 2012. During the first quarter of -- I'm sorry, during the fourth quarter of 2013, Roche reported net sales for Erivedge of over $28 million, representing an approximately 30% quarter-over-quarter increase in net sales. We continue to expect that Erivedge has the potential to represent significant value for our shareholders. We anticipate that Genentech and Roche's net sales of Erivedge and, consequently, our royalty revenue should continue to grow throughout 2014, assuming successful reimbursement and commercialization of Erivedge in territories worldwide.

Genentech has also completed a Phase II trial of Erivedge in patients with new non-recurrent operable nodular BCC, which is a less severe form of the disease. Genentech and Roche will present full results of this study at the American Association of Dermatology conference to be held in Denver, Colorado from March 21 to 25.

Additionally, during the second half of 2013, Roche initiated a Phase Ib/II trial using Erivedge in patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia and high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome. We're encouraged that Roche continues to invest in exploring Erivedge in diseases outside of BCC, and we look forward to providing updates on Erivedge's ongoing studies, as well as on its continued commercialization in various territories as they become available.

Turning now to Debio 0932. We continue to be enthusiastic regarding our partner Debiopharm's approach to investigating Debio 0932, which, as a reminder, is a second generation oral Hsp90 inhibitor in cancers with strong scientific rationale and supporting preclinical data. Debiopharm is currently completing the Phase I portion of the ongoing Phase I/II HALO trial of 0932 in non-small cell lung cancer patients and anticipate advancing 0932 into the Phase II portion of this lung study during 2014. We're entitled to the next milestone payment after the fifth patient is enrolled in the HALO Phase II study.

In October 2013, Debiopharm also began treating patients in a Phase I trial of Debio 0932 in combination with the mTOR inhibitor, everolimus, in patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma. We would also be entitled to a milestone payment should this treatment strategy enter Phase II testing.

We believe both our internally developed, as well as our partnered programs, hold significant promise to be important novel therapies for cancer patients, and we look forward to providing updates on all of these programs throughout 2014.

I'd like to now turn the call over to Mike for a discussion of our financial results. Mike?

Michael P. Gray

All right. Thanks, Dan. For the year ended December 31, 2013, we reported a net loss of $12.3 million or $0.15 per basic and fully diluted share, as compared to a net loss of $16.4 million or $0.21 per basic and fully diluted share in the full year 2012. For the fourth quarter of 2013, we reported a net loss of $4.2 million or $0.05 per basic and fully diluted share, as compared to a net loss of $12.4 million or $0.15 per basic and fully diluted share for the same period in 2012. The fourth quarter and full year 2012 net loss included a onetime in-process research and development expense of $9.5 million pursuant to our November 2012 CUDC-427 license agreement with Genentech.

Revenues for the full year 2013 were $15 million, as compared to $17 million in 2012. The decrease in revenues was primarily due to a decrease of $4 million in license revenues, offset in part by an increase in royalty revenue received from Genentech and Roche's net sales of Erivedge during 2013. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $1.5 million, which primarily consisted of Erivedge royalty revenues of $1.4 million. Revenues for the prior year period were $1.7 million, including $1 million in milestones under our agreement with LLS and $560,000 in Erivedge-related royalty revenues.

Research and development expenses were $12.9 million for the full year 2013, as compared to $15.5 million in 2012. During the full year 2013, we decreased spending related to our CUDC-101 and discovery research programs by $6.2 million and focused internal resources instead on the development efforts around CUDC-907 and 427, resulting in increased spending of $5.4 million on these programs year-over-year. During the full year 2013, we incurred $500,000 in sublicense expenses related to our obligations to university licensors as compared to $2.1 million for the same period in 2012. R&D expenses were $3 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, as compared to $2.7 million for the same period in 2012. Again, in-process research and development expenses I mentioned earlier was $9.5 million in the fourth quarter and full year 2012 period related to our license agreement around 427 with Genentech.

General and administrative expenses were $11.3 million and $10.4 million, respectively, for the full years 2013 and 2012. G&A expenses were $3 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, as compared to $2.9 million for the same period in 2012.

As of December 31, 2013, our cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and investments totaled $68.9 million, and there were approximately 85.9 million shares of our common stock outstanding. We expect that our existing capital resources are adequate to fund our current and planned operations at least well into the first half of 2016.

With that, I'll turn it back to Bridget to open up Q&A. Thanks.

Question-and-Answer Session

Operator

[Operator Instructions] And our first question is from Simos Simeonidis with Cowen and Company.

Simos Simeonidis - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

My 2 questions are -- the first one is on Erivedge. When we saw the announcement yesterday from Novartis on their Hedgehog inhibitor, LDE-225, and -- there isn't a lot of data out there. The only data I could compare kind of in a way [ph] across trials is that Erivedge has about a 20% higher or around 60% versus 40% for the Novartis drug in the Phase I trial in BCC patients. But my question is, do you see the Novartis drug as a major risk to Erivedge revenues? Or other than the first-mover advantage that -- the 2- or 3-year advantage that Roche would have, is there reason to think that this is not going to be a risk for you to the Erivedge revenue?

Daniel R. Passeri

Yes, thanks, Simos. This is Dan. So I think just taking this from a sort of an overall perspective, we've been aware of this development for the past couple of years, and we've been monitoring it, along with Genentech. I think it's premature to make any forecast on how much of an impact it may or may not have. We need to see more data. It certainly is a risk, so I don't want to make light of it. I mean, we have been watching it and monitoring it. But the extent of which, we just simply can't calculate at this point. So I apologize. We just can't provide further color, but we are monitoring it, continuing to have dialogue with Genentech about it. And once we get clarity on the particulars and the performance of the drug regarding toxicity profile, response, et cetera, we'll be able to provide more clarity.

Simos Simeonidis - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Okay. And then the second one, I'm going to ask about 427. Ali mentioned that -- in your press release, you mentioned the 2 trials that you were going to do or initiate the monotherapy and start the Phase Ib/II, assuming the hold is lifted. Should we assume that you're going to do them concurrently? Or are you going to wait to see patients stable on the monotherapy drug -- sorry, monotherapy study before you would start the compare [ph] trials, Xeloda?

Ali Fattaey

Thank you, Simos. Yes, we do have plans for initiating both studies, both the continuation of the monotherapy treatment of patients with CUDC-427, as well as the combination with capecitabine. The way that we have planned it and proposed it, it would be independent studies, and that's our plan. Obviously, we submitted that and articulated our intent to the FDA. We will wait to see whether there is any comments from them. But from our side, our plan is to really look at them as a different study. One would be looking at monotherapy and the appropriate way of conducting that study versus the combination with capecitabine and the appropriate way of administering the drug in combination.

Simos Simeonidis - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

So for the combination study, then you would -- I assume you would use the modified protocol to mitigate risk for liver injury?

Ali Fattaey

That's correct. There are a number of factors that we included as part of the risk mitigation strategy. And all -- or a majority, if not all, of those will be included in the capecitabine study as well. I think we had discussed before -- previously, the reason for the capecitabine study -- the continued plan for that had always been a Phase Ib/II. The Phase Ib portion would be determining the appropriate dose of our drug with a set dose of capecitabine that would be tested. So I think that's part of the reason that, that really is an independent assessment of that, but all risk mitigation strategy will apply to any use of CUDC-427 going forward.

Operator

And our next question is from Adnan Butt with RBC Capital Market.

Adnan S. Butt - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

First on 907, how many patients have been dosed in the twice and 3x weekly and what dose levels? And then one for Mike, in terms of R&D in 2014, do you expect it to be lumpy and maybe more in the second half than first half? Any color there would be helpful.

Ali Fattaey

Thank you, Adnan, and thanks for your question. This is Ali. Regarding CUDC-907, I think we won't be making updates in terms of -- and wait for a scientific presentation in order to demonstrate the enrollment, number of patients, the different dose levels and any additional information regarding the performance of the drug and its safety and dose. We had indicated at the ASH that at that time, using the twice-weekly administration, even at the slightly higher doses than the once-daily dose of it that we had not seen a similar side effect profile. So that's really the extent of the information that we would be updating at this point. I want to point out that at all 3 centers, the 2 schedules of twice daily -- I apologize, twice weekly, as well as 3x weekly are enrolling patients and in escalating doses. That's about the extent of the update at this point.

Michael P. Gray

And on the R&D question, Adnan, I think it's fair that we should expect that second half of the year spend will increase, I mean, for both programs, but obviously particularly for 427, and I hope that it comes off the partial clinical hold. We actually generally would give a financial guidance to this call. I think we're going to hold off on giving specific financial guidance until the hold is lifted or during the next call. I think as a general statement, I would not expect our burn to drastically increase over last year. And I think that comes through in our statement that our cash will get us at least well into the first half of 2016. So we're sitting on at least 2 years of capital, which assumes a pretty speedy reentry into the clinic for 427, no milestones. And so it's a very conservative forecast scenario.

Operator

And our next question is from Brian Skorney with Robert W. Baird.

Brian P. Skorney - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

I just had a quick question on the protocol amendment. Is there any way you can provide any sort of color around what you're doing differently and how you think those changes will avoid any further issues?

Ali Fattaey

Brian, this is Ali. I'll give you a little bit of that. I think a couple of things that we have assessed and are addressed, not to try and go into the specifics of the protocol, obviously awaiting for the FDA response and their assessment of the risk mitigation strategy included in there. Things that we have looked at or at least parameters that we have looked at and are included in there refer to the dose and schedule of the drug, eligibility criteria and the monitoring strategies for the patients. These are all included within the protocol itself. We'll see additional information for that following the FDA review as well.

Operator

Our next question is from Brian Klein with Stifel.

Brian Klein - Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Research Division

Just to hear first on Erivedge on the upcoming operable nodular BCC data in March, can you help set expectations here as to what you would view as good data from this data set?

Ali Fattaey

Brian, this is Ali. Regarding the operable, I think -- just to give the context for it, it's a study that's being done in a less severe form or a Phase II trial that was completed in a less severe form of the disease patients that are considered to be operable but suboptimal. The data for that will be presented at the American Dermatology conference in March at -- in Denver, difficult to set expectations for it simply because we've allowed the Genentech and Roche to present the data at this point. Again, the intent of the study has been for education of the treating physicians and dermatologists. And in terms of conclusions based on the presentation, we'll await for Genentech to give us better guidance on how they intend to use the data for that education purposes.

Brian Klein - Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Research Division

Okay. And then just a quick question for Mike. In terms of your cash balance and your expectations or a runway through 2016 -- or through the first part of 2016, does that cash guidance include your expectation for milestone payments from Debiopharm for this year?

Michael P. Gray

No, no.

Operator

Our next question is from Chris Marai with Wedbush Securities.

Christopher N. Marai - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

I've got 2, actually. One is on 427. So with respect to changes to your protocol, changes to dosing, I was wondering if you could maybe remind us as to why in your Phase I trial that you guys had made from changes with respect to dosing versus the initial Roche trial, where we didn't see any side effect. And then secondly, with respect to Erivedge, I was wondering if Roche indicated at all that they're interested in expediting some of the new exploratory studies and new indication given the Novartis data.

Ali Fattaey

Sure. Thank you, Chris. This is Ali. Regarding CUDC-427, just to give context for the other listeners as well, the Genentech study that they had conducted their Phase I, treating 42 patients, used a dose range starting from 5 milligrams all the way to 600 milligrams on a 14 days on treatment, 7 days holiday schedule. The purpose of that schedule was really predicated on the initial plans for combining the drug with capecitabine as a development strategy, obviously a strategy that we intend to continue for development of CUDC-427 as well. The adverse events that were seen on the Genentech study included a couple of cases of Grade 3 ALT increases that we have described and were represented at the ASCO meeting last year. The only DLT that was observed in the Genentech study was a Grade 3 fatigue associated with one patient. And formally, maximum tolerated dose of the drug was not achieved in that study. The intent for our study, as we indicated, was to further refine the dose and the schedule. First part of it was increasing the dose beyond what Genentech had taken. That's part of the reason we treated the patients with a daily dose of 400-, 600- and 800-milligram dose, so slightly over what Genentech had done in our 3 cohorts. And secondly, there was not really a safety or other rationale for the drug holiday of 7 days other than to combine it with capecitabine and use a similar regimen or schedule of administration of capecitabine. Therefore, we wanted to test the daily dosing schedule for the drug. This -- obviously, all goes into the analysis that we've done with regards to the safety of the drug and any other parameters that is part of the submissions as part of the response for the FDA. So the short answer, I guess in a sense, the reason that we took it to a different schedule was that MTD was not formally established. Therefore, we wanted to determine the upper limit of the dose for the drug. And regarding the schedule, a drug holiday was not merited based on the performance of the drug or its side effect. And it was really mainly determined that way for combination purposes. I hope that answers your question.

Christopher N. Marai - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Yes, that's very helpful. So what -- it has nothing to do with essentially subpar efficacy or disappointment in the drug's performance in early Phase I trials in terms of your dosing -- dose changing?

Ali Fattaey

Yes, it has nothing -- yes, it really had nothing to do. That was not the purpose of it. I also want to remind the listeners and the groups that in the Genentech study, patient benefit was definitely seen, with 2 unconfirmed complete responses, and up to 8 people or 8 patients experienced stable disease, 4 of which were beyond 3 months of disease stabilization though. It was not predicated on the performance of the drug. I'll also point out that in the study, in the Genentech study, biomarkers were fully engaged, and the drug was being administered at a therapeutic dose as far as the biomarkers were concerned. So there is really a better refinement and better understanding of the dosing schedule of the drugs.

Christopher N. Marai - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

And then with respect to Erivedge?

Ali Fattaey

Yes. If you don't mind repeating your question?

Christopher N. Marai - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Oh, yes. No, I'm sorry. So has Roche indicated to you any of their future plans with Erivedge on the promising new indication that have been investigated? And given the Novartis data, have you had any contact that suggest that they want to give thought [ph] this given you guys have a first-mover advantage?

Ali Fattaey

I think Genentech and Roche have had a methodical plan for both the development and commercialization of Erivedge. Obviously, the commercialization and the approval of the drug, you've seen very good results of that, where it's now approved in nearly 50 different countries. With regards to the clinical trial, there was a number of studies that were previously sponsored by Genentech and Roche in the past, some of which in solid cancers. Unfortunately, outside of the basal cell carcinoma and potentially medulloblastoma, results did not meet what the expectations were. However, the most recent study that Genentech has -- Genentech and Roche have again invested in and initiated is in the hematologic cancer setting, including the AML and MDS. That's really predicated on additional information and the field being available for the potential utility of Hedgehog antagonist in the hematologic cancer space. I think that's about the level of the discussion and information that we have at the moment in terms of the development strategy for Erivedge in other indications.

Operator

Our next question is from Boris Peaker with Oppenheimer.

Boris Peaker - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

I just have one question. A lot of my questions have been answered already. Could you just summarize the upcoming presentations at the medical meeting for 2014 at least that you already are aware of?

Mani Mohindru

This is Mani. So 907, as you know, is enrolling. So data from that study is probably the one that is going to be most significant for this year. As we've stated in the past, we don't think the data would be right by ASCO to present there. We are considering other meetings, both to [ph] ASCO, that we may be able to get some kind of an abstract in. And certainly, we feel that we'll be ready by ASH to have data presented there. But the plan is to start the expansion phase in the second half of this year. So that would give you some indication around the middle of this year with our dose escalation and recommended phase -- recommended dose for the next studies to be there.

Ali Fattaey

We also have additional abstract that have been submitted for the AACR conference early in April. Those are more preclinical studies that have been conducted with the CUDC-427 drug candidates. And upon acceptance, those presentations would also be made. So those are the 2, at the moment, that are definitely slated for presentation.

Operator

[Operator Instructions] And our next question is from Daniel Brims with Brean Capital.

Daniel Brims - Brean Capital LLC, Research Division

Can you give us for -- the timeline for the FDA review of the data, is that a standard 30-day review? Or how long do you expect it to take the FDA to get a decision to you?

Ali Fattaey

That's correct. Our understanding is as well that this is a standard 30-day period that the FDA has for review and communication back to us. Our expectation is that, that would occur within the March time frame.

Daniel Brims - Brean Capital LLC, Research Division

Okay. And for the Erivedge revenue, you said it was in excess of $28 million. How much of that is U.S.? And how much came from x U.S.?

Michael P. Gray

Majority is still U.S. On the year, about 90% of the revenue of $79-plus million was U.S.-based. Roche hasn't carved out the x U.S. versus U.S. I will say in the Q4, we are starting to see an increasing growth x U.S.-based. So most of the pricing reimbursement discussions are ongoing and will be finalized in 2014. So expect to see that number continue to grow.

Operator

I am not showing any further questions at this time. Please proceed with any ending comment.

Daniel R. Passeri

Okay. Well, first, I want to thank everyone for listening in. We'd like to thank our employees, particularly with the diligent effort that's gone into building the clinical group and responding with the FDA partial hold. I want to thank our directors and investors and partners for their continued support, and we look forward to providing you all with further updates on the progress over the coming months as more data and information becomes available. Thank you again. Have a good day.

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for participating in today's conference. This does conclude the program, and you may all disconnect. Everyone, have a great day.

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