Ampio Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing therapies for the treatment of prevalent inflammatory conditions in the United States. Ampio has received over 180 patents throughout the world, with hundreds more pending. The company's leading product candidates are Ampion and Optina. Amption is a intra-articular injection being studied for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. Optina is an oral agent being studied for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Ampio is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.