THIS SERVICES AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is entered into effective as of June 24, 2009 (the “Effective Date”), by and
between NILE THERAPEUTICS, INC., a Delaware corporation (“NILE”) and TWO RIVER CONSULTING, LLC, a Delaware
limited liability corporation (“CONSULTANT”), having a business address at 689 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
WHEREAS, NILE is a development stage biotechnology company that is developing certain pharmaceutical technologies
for the treatment of cardiovascular disease;
WHEREAS, CONSULTANT has substantial experience in the management and oversight of development stage
biotechnology companies; and
WHEREAS, NILE desires to retain the services of CONSULTANT and CONSULTANT is willing to provide such services.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the mutual agreements, provisions and covenants contained
herein, the parties hereby agree as follows:
Services . NILE retains CONSULTANT and CONSULTANT agrees to provide Services to NILE (the “Services”)
as it may from time to time reasonably request, which shall include the Services set forth on Exhibit A attached
to this Agreement.
Performance . CONSULTANT agrees to render the Services to NILE, or to its designee, (a) at such reasonably
convenient times and places as NILE may direct, (b) under the general supervision of NILE, (c) on a “best
efforts” basis, and (d) in compliance with all applicable government laws and regulations in the jurisdiction in
which the Services are being conducted. CONSULTANT represents and warrants that it has the necessary
experience and knowledge to perform the Services. CONSULTANT will comply with all rules, procedures and
standards promulgated from time to time by NILE with regard to CONSULTANT’s access to and use of NILE’s
property, information, equipment and facilities. CONSULTANT agrees to furnish NILE with written reports with
respect to the Services if and when requested by