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MannKind Announces FDA Acknowledgement of Resubmission of New Drug Application for AFREZZA

VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2013-- MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged the resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for AFREZZA® (insulin human [rDNA origin]) Inhalation Powder. The FDA considered the updated NDA to be a complete class 2 response to its Complete Response Letter issued in January 2011 and assigned a user fee goal date of April 15, 2014.

About MannKind Corporation

MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD) focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes. Its lead product candidate, AFREZZA®, has completed Phase 3 clinical trials. MannKind maintains a website at www.mannkindcorp.com to which MannKind regularly posts copies of its press releases as well as additional information about MannKind. Interested persons can subscribe on the MannKind website to e-mail alerts that are sent automatically when MannKind issues press releases, files its reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission or posts certain other information to the website.

Source: MannKind Corporation

Company Contact:
MannKind Corporation
Matthew Pfeffer
Chief Financial Officer
661 775-5300
Media Inquiries:
MCS Healthcare Public Relations
Laura De Zutter or Jeff Hoyak
800 477-9626

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding MannKind's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.