18:58 , Apr 2, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Fusion raises $105M series B for radiopharmaceutical pipeline

Aiming to advance its pipeline of targeted α-particle radiopharmaceuticals for cancer, Fusion raised $105 million in an oversubscribed series B round led by Varian and new investor OrbiMed Advisors. Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Hamilton, Ontario) labels...
18:33 , Dec 14, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Millendo, OvaScience merge, raise $50M

Emerging from the reverse-merger of private endocrine company Millendo Therapeutics Inc. and former public fertility company OvaScience Inc., Millendo Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MLND) raised $49.5 million in a financing Friday. The combined company will begin trading...
17:50 , Dec 7, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Millendo, OvaScience merge, raise $50M

Emerging from the reverse-merger of private endocrine company Millendo Therapeutics Inc. and former public fertility company OvaScience Inc., Millendo Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:MLND) raised $49.5 million in a financing Friday. The combined company will begin trading...
17:03 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Antibiotics play Qpex launches with Medicines Co. assets, BARDA deal

With $33 million in new series A funding, a portfolio of preclinical assets from The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO) and a BARDA deal, Qpex Biopharma Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) hopes to begin clinical studies of multiple...
15:56 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Rempex remix

New Enterprise Associates led Qpex Biopharma Inc.’s $33 million A round in hope that the management team will repeat its performance at Rempex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO) with a preclinical anti-infectives portfolio....
12:02 , Oct 22, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Antibiotics play Qpex launches with Medicines Co. assets, BARDA deal

With $33 million in new series A funding, a portfolio of preclinical assets from The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ:MDCO) and a BARDA deal, Qpex Biopharma Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) hopes to begin clinical studies of multiple...
06:12 , Aug 10, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Millendo, OvaScience reverse merging

Fertility company OvaScience Inc. (NASDAQ:OVAS) will reverse-merge with endocrine play Millendo Therapeutics Inc. (Ann Arbor, Mich.) in an all-stock deal. The resulting company will focus on developing Millendo's pipeline for orphan indications. New Enterprise Associates,...
19:45 , Jun 7, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

Radio fusion

Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is improving the safety of radiopharmaceuticals for cancer by using a proprietary linker to label antibodies with the radioisotope actinium-225. While the newco remains tight-lipped about the linker’s design, SVP of Business...
00:55 , Mar 16, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Cirius safety

Cirius Therapeutics Inc. is developing a second-generation insulin sensitizer for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis that is designed to avoid cardiovascular symptoms and edema associated with first-generation agents. Insulin-sensitizing thiazolidinediones (TZDs) including Actos pioglitazone from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co....
18:28 , Dec 22, 2017 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Modulating mechanism

Aptinyx Inc. parlayed preclinical proof-of-concept data for NYX-2925 into an untranched $70 million series B round that should give the neurology company runway through YE19, when it expects to have data from Phase II trials...