Navigation Links
Nile Therapeutics, Inc. to Present at Upcoming BIO Investor Forum
Date:10/2/2007

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SPDU.OB), announced today that Peter M. Strumph, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Investor Forum on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. Mr. Strumph will provide an overview of Nile and an update on its clinical development programs, including data from Nile's recently completed Phase Ia study for its lead compound, CD-NP.

The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the Investor Relations section at http://www.nilethera.com. The webcast will be archived for ninety days. Additional information regarding the BIO Investor Forum can be accessed at http://investorforum.bio.org.

About Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

Nile Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is developing innovative products for the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Nile is initially focusing its efforts on developing its lead compound, CD-NP, a novel chimeric peptide in Phase I studies for the treatment of heart failure and 2NTX-99, a small molecule, pre-clinical, anti-atherothrombotic agent with nitric oxide (NO) donating properties.

CD-NP, a novel chimeric natriuretic peptide currently in Phase I clinical studies for the treatment of heart failure, is a selective NPRB agonist which, in vivo, has been shown to have potent renal enhancement and cardiac unloading properties but with minimal hypotensive effects compared with competitive products. CD-NP is a rationally-designed synthetic peptide designed to incorporate favorable properties of naturally occurring natriuretic peptides. Data from Nile's recently completed Phase Ia study in healthy volunteers confirmed several pre-clinical findings, including that CD-NP activated its target receptor in humans, preserved renal function and caused increases in natriuresis and diuresis at doses associated with a minimal effect on mean arterial pressure. Nile believes that CD-NP could provide a valuable new treatment option for heart failure patients.

2NTX-99 is a novel small molecule that has been shown in vivo and in vitro to inhibit the synthesis and action of thromboxane (TXA2), enhance the production of endothelial prostacyclin (PGI2) and supply a pharmacological amount of nitric oxide (NO) to the vasculature. Nile believes that the unique activity profile of 2NTX-99 has potential utility in a range of atherosclerotic, thrombotic and microvascular diseases.

More information on Nile can be found at http://www.nilethera.com.

Contact:

Daron Evans

Chief Financial Officer

Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

510-281-7700

info@nilethera.com

Safe Harbor Statement

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 our strategy, future operations, outlook, milestones, the success of Nile's product development, future financial position, future financial results, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. We may not actually achieve these plans, intentions or expectations and Nile cautions investors not to place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements we make. Various important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements that we make are described in greater detail in the reports we file with Securities and Exchange Commission, including the "Risk Factors" section of our Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 21, 2007. 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©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Canadian firm buys Proventiv Therapeutics, makes ex-Bone Care exec CEO
2. Amplification of genome-representative DNA from limited sources with GenomePlex WGA technology for use in genetic alterations studies
3. Wisconsin firms to present at Cleantech venture capital event
4. New Sonic Foundry search engine finds words, phrases in video presentations
5. Lone Wisconsin firm to present at InvestMidwest
6. Sonic Foundry creates search engine for 7,000 expert video presentations
7. InvestMidWest calls for business presentations
8. Wicab to present BrainPort at Boston conference
9. Three more Wisconsin firms to present at venture forum
10. Six Wisconsin firms to present at BIO Mid-America VentureForum
11. New Health and Human Services representative for Midwest
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... LATHAM, NEW YORK... Marktech ... SPIE Photonics West conference in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from February 16-18, 2016, ... venue. , These latest InGaAs PIN diode standard packages feature a TO-46 metal ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Global Stem Cells Group, a ... Stem Cells Network (GSCN) and its affiliate Global Medical Training Network to ... and bone marrow therapies. , Through the new collaboration, Global Stem Cells ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016  Regenicin, Inc. ... company specializing in the development and commercialization of ... damaged tissues and organs, recently reported the Company,s ... first quarter of 2016. Lonza America ... new 2015 fiscal year in the process of ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 , ... Tunnell ... Europe. Based in Paris, he will focus on acquiring new accounts and work ... met. , “Fred brings to our European clients more than 15 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/3/2016)... -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the ... solved two recent hit-and-run cases with the ... Solutions. Brian Wenberg explains, "I was ... out of a convenience store and witnessed an elderly male back out ... his vehicle and leaving the scene.  In his statement ...
(Date:2/2/2016)... 2, 2016 Technology Enhancements Accelerate Growth of X-ray ... the digital and computed radiography markets in ... Indonesia (TIM). It provides an ... as well as regional market drivers and restraints. The ... penetration and market attractiveness, both for digital and computed ...
(Date:2/1/2016)... , Feb. 1, 2016  Wocket® smart wallet ( www.wocketwallet.com ) announces ... personality, Joey Fatone . Las Vegas , ... --> Las Vegas , where Joey appeared ... The new video ad was filmed at the Consumer Electronics Show ... the Wocket booth to meet and greet fans. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):