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Organization and Description of Business

Organization and Description of Business
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
Organization and Description of Business Organization and Description of Business
Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Aurinia) or the Company is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapies to treat targeted patient populations that are suffering from serious diseases with a high unmet medical need. The Company has commercially launched LUPKYNIS in the United States for the treatment of adult patients with active LN, and continues to conduct pre-clinical, clinical, and regulatory activities to support the voclosporin development program
On January 22, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved LUPKYNIS in combination with a background
immunosuppressive therapy regimen to treat adult patients with active LN.

On August 17, 2021, the Company announced the addition of two novel assets AUR200 and AUR300. AUR200 is currently undergoing pre-clinical development with projected submission of an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to the FDA in 2023. The Company anticipates that an IND for AUR300 will be submitted during the first half of 2023.
Aurinia's head office is located at #1203-4464 Markham Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and its registered office is located at #201, 17873-106 A Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta. Aurinia also has a U.S. Commercial office located at 77 Upper Rock Circle, Rockville, Maryland, United States.
Aurinia is incorporated pursuant to the Business Corporations Act (Alberta). The Company’s common shares are currently listed and traded on the Nasdaq Global Market (Nasdaq) under the symbol AUPH and on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol AUP until July 30, 2021. As of July 30, 2021, the Company's common shares no longer trade on the TSX following the voluntary delisting by the Company and are solely traded on the Nasdaq.