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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Topical Delivery
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Ophthalmic
  • Alias(es)
  • Athenagen Inc.
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • CoMentis Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Carl F Grove, PhD, Pres. & CEO
    Terence Kelly, PhD, CSO
  • Contact Info
  • CoMentis Inc.
    Phone: (650) 869-7600
    280 Utah Ave.
    Ste. 275
    South San Francisco, CA 94080