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Embera NeuroTherapeutics, Inc.

Embera is a specialty pharma company developing a novel treatment for the $1.9B smoking cessation market and cocaine dependence (no approved treatments today).

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Sudbury, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2007
  • Employees 1
  • Website

Company Summary

Embera is developing a patented drug combination to address 2 significant unmet medical needs smoking and cocaine dependence. Embera is advancing EMB-001 for smoking cessation ($1.9B WW market), based on positive animal study results where EMB-001 compared very favorably to Chantix®, Pfizer’s $638M smoking cessation drug. Embera is also developing the cocaine dependence indication for EMB-001 a $400M product opportunity leveraging grant funding.


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    Chief Medical Officer

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    Director of Clinical Operations

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    President & CEO

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    Michael Short
    VP of Strategy and Business Development


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    Gunderson Dettmer Stough, Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP
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Previous Investors

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    Joe Lovett, Louisiana Fund I
    Managing Director
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    Managing Director, Louisiana Ventures, Themelios Ventures