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Arete Therapeutics Bolsters Management Team
Date:10/29/2008

Appoints Euan MacIntyre, Ph.D. as Senior Vice President of Drug Discovery

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Arete Therapeutics Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class soluble epoxide hydrolase (s-EH) inhibitors, today named D. Euan MacIntyre, Ph.D., to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery. Dr. MacIntyre brings over 20 years of pharmaceutical drug discovery and development leadership to Arete Therapeutics.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Euan as a member of our executive management team, as his broad drug discovery expertise and disease-specific knowledge will bolster our ability to develop effective s-EH inhibitors," said James H. Sabry, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Arete Therapeutics. "Given his scientific accomplishments and exceptional track record in advancing discovery programs through clinical development, I am confident Euan will provide invaluable insights and leadership as we finalize our plans to initiate a phase II study of AR9281 to treat metabolic syndrome and build out our expertise in this unique area of biology."

Dr. MacIntyre comes to Arete after more than 22 years with Merck Research Laboratories, where he held positions of escalating importance, most recently as Vice President of Pharmacology. Under his leadership, Dr. MacIntyre's team identified and validated several compounds now commercially available or in clinical trials for a variety of diseases and conditions including emesis, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, pain, urinary incontinence and immuno-inflammatory disorders. In addition to his experience in discovery and development, Dr. MacIntyre evaluated numerous in-licensing candidates and served as a member of several joint research committees for Merck's joint ventures and collaborations. Dr. MacIntyre received his Ph.D. in pharmacology and experimental pathology from the University of Cambridge. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge and at Harvard Medical School before joining the faculty at his alma mater, the University of Glasgow. He holds several patents, is the author of approximately 150 peer-reviewed publications, and has presented at numerous national and international symposia.

About Arete Therapeutics Inc.

Arete Therapeutics is a well-funded, privately-held pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel drugs to treat metabolic, inflammatory and cardiovascular disease. It is the world's leading company focused on s-EH (soluble epoxide hydrolase), an important enzyme for the metabolism of arachidonic acid, that plays an essential role in metabolic, inflammatory and cardiovascular physiology. The company was founded by Dr. Bruce Hammock at the University of California, Davis, who discovered s-EH. To date, Arete has raised a total of $51 million in Series A financing led by Frazier Healthcare Ventures, Alta Partners, Three Arch Partners, Burrill & Company and Altitude Life Science Ventures. For more information on Arete Therapeutics, please visit http://www.aretetherapeutics.com.


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