nymox pharmaceutical corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research and development of drugs for the aging population. its lead drug candidate is fexapotide triflutate (nx-1207) that has completed phase iii clinical trials for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia; and is in phase ii clinical trial for low grade localized prostate cancer, as well as is in preclinical studies for hepatocellular carcinoma. the company also develops and markets nicalert and tobacalert test strips that use urine or saliva to detect use of tobacco products. in addition, it offers alzheimalert, a proprietary urine assay that aids physicians in the diagnosis of alzheimer's disease. the company operates in canada, the united states, europe, and internationally. nymox pharmaceutical corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in nassau, bahamas.