VC-backed GI Start-Ups See Opportunity In IBS
This article was originally published in Start Up
Private companies developing drugs for gastrointestinal disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome hope to take advantage of a resurging interest in the space after linaclotide developer Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has shown its novel, locally acting guanylate cyclise type-C agonist is efficacious in four Phase III trials. We profile four such hopefuls in this issue: Altheus Therapeutics, AltheRx Pharmaceuticals, Aldrex and Second Genome.
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