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Nile Therapeutics Inc.

Division of Capricor Therapeutics Inc.

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Nile buys Capricor to access cash, diversify

Publicly-traded cardiovascular drug maker Nile Therapeutics agreed to acquire the private cardiac stem cell therapy developer Capricor in a stock-for-stock, tax-free reverse merger that will give Capricor's investors 90% ownership of the combined company, which will be renamed Capricor Therapeutics.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
  • Renal System
  • Alias(es)
  • SMI Products Inc.
  • Nile Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Capricor Therapeutics Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Joshua A Kazam, Pres. & CEO
    Daron Evans , CFO
    Hsiao Dee Lieu, MD, VP, Clin. Research
    Darlene Horton, MD, CMO
  • Contact Info
  • Nile Therapeutics Inc.
    Phone: (650) 458-2670
    4 West 4th Ave.
    Ste. 94402
    San Mateo, CA 94402