Castle Creek Biosciences Inc. CEO John Maslowski told BioWorld the firm’s $75 million financing will propel phase III research with FCX-007 in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), with top-line data due in the first quarter of 2021 – “a big inflection point” for the Exton, Pa.-based company, which plans a BLA filing for that year as well.
Regenacy Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Waltham, Mass., closed on a $30 million series A financing designed to initiate a phase II proof-of-concept trial for ricolinostat, an oral, selective histone deacetylase (HDAC) 6 inhibitor, in diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Redpin Therapeutics Inc., of New York, plans to take its newly secured $15.5 million series A financing to continue developing its ion-channel based chemogenetics platform for addressing neural circuit dysfunctions such as epilepsy, neuropathic pain and Parkinson’s disease.
BEIJING – Cancer and autoimmune specialist Innocare Pharma Ltd., of Beijing, made a strong debut to raise $288 million on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) on March 23, marking the second biggest IPO in the city since the beginning of this year.
BEIJING – Cell therapies specialist Nanjing Iaso Biotherapeutics Co. Ltd. pocketed $60 million in a series funding B round to advance its CT-103A, an anti-BCMA CAR T therapy candidate for multiple myeloma, among other plans.