October 22, 2014 6:51 AM ET

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Company Overview of Capnia, Inc.

Company Overview

Capnia, Inc., a development stage company, develops diagnostics and therapeutics based on its proprietary technology for precision metering of gas flow. The company offers CoSense for the diagnosis of excessive hemolysis in neonates, a condition that causes long-term developmental disability due to degradation of red blood cells. It also develops Serenz, a therapeutic product candidate that has completed Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of symptoms related to allergic rhinitis. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Redwood City, California.

3 Twin Dolphin Drive

Suite 160

Redwood City, CA 94065

United States

Founded in 1999

8 Employees





Key Executives for Capnia, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Executive Chairman
Age: 76
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Vice President of Corporate Development
Age: 39
Vice President of Research and Development
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Capnia, Inc. Key Developments

Capnia, Inc. Appoints David O'Toole as Chief Financial Officer

Capnia, Inc. announced the appointment of David O'Toole as Chief Financial Officer, a significant expansion of the executive management. He will be responsible for all aspects of financial management for the Company. Mr. O'Toole reports to Anish Bhatnagar, M.D., Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Capnia, Mr. O'Toole served as Chief Financial Officer at Codexis, Inc. from 2012 to 2014, Response Genetics, Inc. from 2010 to 2012, and Abraxis BioScience, Inc. from 2008 to 2009.

Capnia, Inc. Appoints Gina Phelps as Vice President of Sales

Capnia, Inc. announced the appointment of Gina Phelps as Vice President of Sales, a newly created position. Ms. Phelps brings approximately 25 years of sales experience in the medical devices and diagnostics industry to Capnia. She reports to Anish Bhatnagar, M.D., Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Capnia, Ms. Phelps had a leadership role in the sales and marketing of VerifyNow at Accumetrics. She had responsibility for sales to hospitals for use in cardiac catheterization labs and core labs until the company's 2013 acquisition by ICT.

Capnia Inc. Appoints William G. Harris to its Board of Directors

Capnia, Inc. announced the appointment of William G. Harris to its board of directors. Mr. Harris brings to Capnia more than 20 years of financial expertise and experience in the biomedical and pharmaceutical industry. Since 2001, Mr. Harris has been the Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Xenoport, Inc. The most recent of which was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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