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$38m jump-start for MyoKardia as it pursues cardiomyopathy niche

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US startup MyoKardia has raised $38 million from a Series A financing without a compound singled out as a lead drug candidate, but by leveraging the expertise of its scientific founders the San Francisco-based company is targeting the eight genes connected to hundreds of genetic mutations that cause hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathies.

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