Navigation Links
Michael R. Bristow, M.D. Ph.D. Joins Nile Therapeutics Scientific Advisory Board
Date:10/7/2010

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced that Michael R. Bristow, M.D. Ph.D. has joined the Scientific Advisory Board overseeing the development of CD-NP, a dual natriuretic peptide receptor agonist in development for the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure.

Dr. Bristow, a recognized leader in the heart failure community, is a Professor of Medicine and the former Head of Cardiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he has been since October 1991. Dr. Bristow was a founder of ARCA biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing genetically-targeted therapies for heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Bristow currently serves as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of ARCA biopharma. Dr. Bristow was the principal founder of Myogen, biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. Dr. Bristow served as Myogen's Chief Science and Medical Officer from October 1996 to February 2006 and as a Scientific Advisor to Myogen from February 2006 until the acquisition of Myogen by Gilead Sciences, Inc. in November 2006. Dr. Bristow is also a founder of Miragen Therapeutics, a Boulder, CO based microRNA company.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Dr. Bristow to our advisory board," said Joshua A. Kazam, Nile's CEO. "We believe that his depth of knowledge in the field of heart failure and his breadth of experience in drug development and commercialization will help us achieve the full potential of CD-NP and our natriuretic peptide program."

About Nile Therapeutics

Nile Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative products for the treatment of cardiovascular disease and other areas of unmet medical needs. Nile is initially focusing its efforts on developing its lead compound, CD-NP, a novel, rationally designed chimeric peptide in clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure, and CU-NP, a second novel, rationally designed natriuretic peptide. More information on Nile can be found at http://www.nilethera.com.

Safe Harbor Paragraph for Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release regarding the timing, progress and anticipated results of the clinical development, regulatory processes, clinical trial and data analysis timelines, anticipated benefits of CD-NP, Nile's strategy, future operations, outlook, milestones, the timing and success of Nile's product development, future financial position, future financial results, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. Nile may not actually achieve these plans, intentions or expectations and Nile cautions investors not to place undue reliance on Nile's forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements Nile makes. Various important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements that Nile makes include Nile's need to raise additional capital to fund its product development programs to completion, Nile's reliance on third-party researchers to develop its product candidates, and its lack of experience in developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products. Additional risks are described in greater detail in the reports Nile files with Securities and Exchange Commission, including those described under the caption "Risk Factors" in Item 1A of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 3, 2010. Nile is providing this information as of the date of this press release and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Nile Therapeutics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Names Carl Johnson as Chairman; Former Chairman Michael Taglich Remains as Director
2. ERT Announces Upcoming Retirement of Michael McKelvey as Chief Executive Officer
3. Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure With Dr. Michael Feiz Serves as a Highly Effective Alternative to Lap Band Surgery
4. FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - Combating Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs: Q&A with Michael Klein, Ph.D.
5. Sangamo BioSciences Receives Michael J. Fox Foundation Funding to Develop Novel Drug for the Treatment of Parkinsons Disease
6. Michael W. Marine Appointed CEO of Sabin Vaccine Institute
7. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.1 Million to Drive Six Industry Teams Pre-Clinical Development of Neuroprotective Parkinsons Therapies
8. D-M-S Holdings, Inc. Announces the Filing of a Lawsuit Against Veridian Healthcare, LLC, Steven M. Bisulca and Michael Mazza
9. Kendle Appoints J. Michael Sprafka, MPH, PhD, Vice President, Kendle Consulting
10. Takeda San Francisco, Inc. Appoints Michael Buckley, Ph.D. Vice President of Process Sciences
11. Sigma-Aldrich(R) Receives Award From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Develop Parkinsons Disease Research Models
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... Md. , Feb. 23, 2017 ... marketing of the PhenoTest BC Kit, performed on ... to identify organisms that cause bloodstream infections and ... likely to respond to (antibiotic sensitivity). The test ... to provide this important information, which can guide ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... MELBOURNE , Australien, 24. Februar 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... innovatives, diversifiziertes Unternehmen des Gesundheitsbereiches, ist erfreut, für ... Vergleich mit dem entsprechenden Vorjahreszeitraum exzellente Ergebnisse vorlegen ... BioMedical und Aktualisierung zum Wachstum" finden Sie ... Gewinn nach Steuern 2,12 Millionen USD (Dez. 2015: ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... , Feb. 23, 2017  Directors from Pharma To Market ... companies have joined forces, resulting in the founding of Pharma To ... Pharma To Market are pleased to announce their expansion into ... in Singapore . The company are delighted to ... Co-Director of the Singapore based entity. Joelle ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... jointly issued a letter to withdraw previous guidance issued by the ... identity. The guidance issued in May 2016 by the Obama Administration came in ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community ... will return to the La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach to host ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is pleased ... KLS is a longtime supporter of the event. , "We are pleased that KLS ... Dr. Bob Havlik, 2017 ACPA President. "KLS Martin has a long track record of ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Hamlin Dental Group and Dr. Hamid Reza, dentist ... Throughout the month of February, patients who visit Hamlin Dental Group will receive a ... for two at the Cheesecake Factory. , Tickets are available for routine dental ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has ... Health and Care Excellence (NICE) framework. The agreement allows purchasers from libraries, ... search, order and purchase medical and healthcare-related content through GOBI ®, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):