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ConSynance sponsors the 4th Pituitary Brain Tumor Virtual Family Conference

November 5, 2022

ConSynance is a proud sponsor of the 4th Pituitary Brain Tumor Virtual Family Conference, to be held via Zoom on November 5, 2022. The conference will explore the landscape of research on pituitary brain tumors, what is currently being studied, as well as current and future clinical trials.


Information about the event can be found here.

ConSynance proudly sponsors and will participate in the 2022 Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) Symposium and Family Conference

September 26, 2022

ConSynance is proud to be a sponsor of the 2022 FPWR Symposium and Family Conference which is being held in Chicago, IL from September 29 – October 1, 2022. Both CEO Shuang Liu, PhD and CMO Mark Pirner, MD, PhD will be attending, and they will also be present at the conference expo.

Information about the event can be found here.

ConSynance is starting a pharmacokinetic and safety study of CSTI-500 in subjects with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS)

September 25, 2022


ConSynance has listed on an open-label, single center, Phase 1 study (NCT05504395) to evaluate the PK and safety of a 10 mg single oral dose of CSTI-500, a triple monoamine reuptake inhibitor (TRI), in patients with genetically confirmed PWS. The trial is planned to initiate in October 2022 and approximately 14 patients aged 13 to 50 years who meet all eligibility criteria will receive one single dose of CSTI-500. This study marks the first clinical study of CSTI-500 involving this population

Further information about the study can be found here.


ConSynance announces appointment of new Chief Medical Officer Mark Pirner, MD, PhD.

September 1, 2022


ConSynance is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Pirner, MD, PhD as Chief Medical Officer. Dr Pirner brings extensive R&D leadership and strategic medical positioning to ConSynance. His diverse leadership experiences in discovery research and clinical development span multiple industries and range from early clinical development to NDA approval and subsequent medical affairs business support. Before joining industry Mark completed his endocrinology fellowship at NIH Inter-Institute Endocrinology Fellowship Program (NIDDK division) and internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center. He attended the University of Minnesota Medical Scientist Training Program and graduated summa cum laude from St Olaf College. He worked briefly as a private practice physician and Clinical Associate Professor for the University of Wisconsin Medical School after he completed his fellowship.

Global Business Reports interviews ConSynance CEO, Shuang Liu

August 11, 2022

Global Business Reports (GBR) recently interviewed ConSynance CEO Shuang Liu and the full interview can be found here. Excerpts from Shuang’s interview were incorporated into GBR’s United States Life Sciences 2022 Digital Report. This report brings together contributions from over 80 industry leaders whose experiences collectively span all areas of the Life Sciences sector.

GBR was established in 2001 in order to provide up to date and first hand information for global business decision makers:

ConSynance will participate in BIO International Convention 2022

May 19, 2022

The upcoming BIO International convention is back in-person for 2022, to be held in San Diego, California from June 13-16. ConSynance are looking forward to four days of networking, programming, and partnering opportunities.

Schedule a One-on-One Partnering™ in-person meeting with ConSynance or contact us here

ConSynance sponsors and will participate in the 11th International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO) conference 2022

May 15, 2022

ConSynance is glad to be a sponsor of the 11th IPWSO Conference which is being held in Limerick, Ireland, from July 6 - 10, 2022. CEO Shuang Liu will be attending and presenting a poster at the upcoming conference, titled: CSTI-500 – A Novel Triple Reuptake Inhibitor for the Management of Symptoms Associated with PWS: Delivery via a Unique, Individualized, PK-guided Dosing Approach

 11th IPWSO Conference 2022 - IPWSO

ConSynance sponsors the Prader-Willi Alliance of New York (PWANY) 30th Annual Conference

May 10, 2022

ConSynance is glad to be a sponsor of the PWANY conference, to be held in Binghamton, NY, on May 20 – 21, 2022. ConSynance CEO Shuang Liu will be attending.

Conference Information – Prader-Willi Alliance of New York, Inc.

Partnership with Harmony Biosciences to Develop and Commercialize CSTI-100 (now HBS-102) 

August 9, 2021

We are very excited to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Harmony Biosciences.  Under the terms of the agreement, Harmony Biosciences will acquire the full development and commercialization rights globally, with the exception of Greater China, of CSTI-100 (now HBS-102), a Melanin Concentrating Hormone Receptor 1 (MCHR1) antagonist.  HBS-102, a potential first-in-class molecule with a novel mechanism of action, has the potential to offer a novel approach to the treatment of narcolepsy including the symptoms of Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep dysregulation, such as cataplexy, hallucinations, and sleep paralysis. The financial terms include an upfront payment of $3.5 million and potential development and regulatory milestone payments and royalties. Please also see the press release from Harmony.