Brian Leuthner

Mr. Leuthner, one of our co-founders, has served on our board of directors and has been our President and CEO since our inception in January 2009. He has more than 28 years of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical marketplace, with a specific expertise in orphan products, critical care and neurocritical care. Mr. Leuthner has also worked in the hematology and oncology, infectious disease and cardiology marketplaces.  Prior to founding our company, Mr. Leuthner was the CEO of Fontus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2007 to 2008, the Senior Head of Marketing for The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) from 2005 to 2007 and the Director of Market Development for ESP Pharma, Inc. from 2003 to 2005. He also held marketing and sales positions of significant responsibility at Burroughs Wellcome and Company, Glaxo Wellcome plc and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ). Mr. Leuthner received his B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.