DUBLIN Hamlet Pharma AB is about to embark on the next phase in the clinical development of its novel cancer therapy, a constituent of human breast milk that has a selective effect on disrupting the membranes of cancer cells.
With a $17 million series A fundraiser completed, Pinteon Therapeutics Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., is keeping its eyes on the phase I trial it started in September testing PNT-001, a tau antibody that targets cis-pT231 tau, a toxic epitope that drives neurodegenerative disease.
MELBOURNE, Australia Brisbane-based Kira Biotech Pty Ltd. is poised to enter the clinic after raising AU$20 million (US$13.72 million) in series A funding to develop therapies targeting immune system disorders.
HONG KONG – South Korean startup Rznomics Inc. has recently secured ₩12 billion (US$10 million) in a series A investment. The Gwangju-based company focuses on cancer treatment development based on RNA platform technology.
BEIJING – Hightide Therapeutics Inc., of Shenzhen, China, and Rockville, Md., said it finished the enrollment in phase IIa trials for its lead asset, HTD-1801, which is a potential first-in-class new molecular entity for primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
Allievex Corp., a new company advancing an enzyme replacement therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome type B licensed from Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. through a registrational phase II trial, has marked the first close of a series A financing co-led by Novo Holdings and the startup's founder, Pappas Capital.
BEIJING Hightide Therapeutics Inc., of Shenzhen, China, and Rockville, Md., said it finished the enrollment in phase IIa trials for its lead asset, HTD-1801, which is a potential first-in-class new molecular entity for primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
HONG KONG South Korea's biopharmaceutical venture Genome & Co. Ltd. recently secured KRW30.2 billion (US$25.2 million) in series C investment with an IPO and global clinical trial plans for next year.
It took newly launched Plexium Inc. CEO Kandaswamy (Swamy) Vijayan a few years to figure out where he needed to focus his creative energies. With an engineering background, he helped develop diagnostic tools. But he wanted to take the skill further.
TORONTO – Developed by Edmonton, Alberta-based Itraumacare Inc., the Itclamp has undergone multiple independent and peer-reviewed studies demonstrating its efficacy controlling blood flow from wounds to the head and neck during military combat in the Middle East. That's been enough for the U.S. Department of Defense's Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care to officially recommend its acquisition for use on battlefields.