September 21, 2017 4:04 AM ET


Company Overview of Cirius Therapeutics, Inc.

Company Overview

Cirius Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, develops therapies to treat liver disease. It offers MSDC-0602K, a second-generation insulin sensitizer for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Cirius Therapeutics, Inc. was formerly known as Octeta Therapeutics, LLC. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

161 East Michigan Avenue

Suite 400

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

United States

Founded in 2015



Key Executives for Cirius Therapeutics, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 52
Co-Founder and Vice President of Research & Development
Chief Medical Officer
Age: 63
Chief Business Officer
Age: 44
Vice President of Development
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Cirius Therapeutics, Inc. Key Developments

Cirius Therapeutics, Inc. Appoints Executives; to Open Office in San Diego

Cirius Therapeutics, Inc. announced the appointment of Bob Baltera as chief executive officer, Howard Dittrich, M.D., as chief medical officer and Brian Farmer as chief business officer. With the additions to the management team, the company will open an office in San Diego while retaining its R&D operations in Kalamazoo. Baltera, Dittrich and Farmer have each successfully built venture-backed companies, including Amira Pharmaceuticals for which Baltera served as CEO and was acquired by Bristol-Myers Squibb and NovaCardia, for which Dittrich served as chief medical officer and Farmer led corporate development, acquired by Merck.

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Private Placement
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