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Ceptaris Therapeutics Inc.

Division of Johnson & Johnson

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Topical Delivery
    • Specialty Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cancer
  • Alias(es)
  • Yaupon Therapeutics Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Senior Management
  • Stephen Tullman, Chmn., Pres. & CEO
    Doug Gessl, COO & CFO
    Tim Henkel, MD, PhD, EVP, Head, R&D
    Evan G Dick, PhD, SVP, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Ceptaris Therapeutics Inc.
    Phone: (610) 975-9290
    101 Lindenwood Dr.
    Ste. 400
    Malvern, PA 19355