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CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

CoLucid Pharmaceuticals starts out with an in-licensed migraine drug from Eli Lilly, one of a new class of molecules known as neurally acting anti-migraine agents. The phase II drug has demonstrated equal efficacy to triptans in the control of migraine symptoms without triptans' risk of cardiovascular side effects. CoLucid is also developing a wake-promotion drug using technology licensed from Sention.

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