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Try This First, Inc.

Fast, safe, effective over-the-counter treatment for kids' ear aches - an attractive therapy option for doctors and helps avoid antibiotics.

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  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Oakland, CA, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

We are developing an Over-The-Counter therapy for kids' ear aches. Simple, elegant patent-pending solution - invented by a doctor as an alternative to current standard of care (watchful waiting or antibiotics), it's fast, safe, and effective. Team: three MDs, marketing VP, and a start-up CFO. Initial target markets: mothers groups and physicians, available on-line and at high-end pharmacies. Later expanding to national drug stores and retail.


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    Scott Morehouse, MD

    Dr. Scott Morehouse is a UCSF-trained Internal Medicine doctor who has been practicing for the last 13 years at John Muir Hospital where he heads their Continuing Medical Education (CME) Department. He became interested in the treatment of Otitis Media (ear infections) during his two kids' early years.

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    Tom O'Neil

    Finance and operations professional in healthcare with 15+ years experience in start-ups through public companies, U.S. and global. CFO consultant for life sciences and consumer health companies. Previously VP Finance & Administration for Australian publicly-traded ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals and VC-backed biotech start-up, Nodality. MBA from UCLA; BA from Pomona College.