Inspire Pharmaceuticals was acquired by Merck on May 16, 2011

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Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

8081 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 400,
Durham, North Carolina 27617
United States,
(919) 941-9777
www.inspirepharm.com

Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing new treatments for diseases in the ophthalmic and respiratory areas. In July 2007, Warburg Pincus invested $75 million in Inspire. Founded in 1993 and publicly traded since 2000, Inspire currently markets two ophthalmology products and is developing products for dry eye, cystic fibrosis and glaucoma.


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