KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals was founded in 2005 on the premise on building a new kind of biotechnology company – one aimed squarely at bringing great science, clinical rigor and real innovation to the growing area of aesthetic medicine.
KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is named after an island off the coast of southern Greece, in the Mediterranean Sea. Southernmost of the Ionian Islands, the island of Kythera was the chief center for the worship of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty and love. Our colors symbolize sky blue and sand.
We have a highly experienced management team, many of whom have played a leadership role in securing FDA approval of marquee aesthetic products, such as BOTOX® and JUVEDERM®, and in successfully commercializing established biotechnology products such as Aranesp®, NEUPOGEN® and Neulasta®.