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Acadia, deCODE: Venture Bets On Comeback Kids Pay Off

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Two long-in-the-tooth biotechs, Acadia and deCODE, were desperate for help. The venture investors who helped bail them out have seen their investments pay off nicely. Promising Phase III data for its lead compound have boosted Acadia’s stock, and Amgen spent generously to buy deCODE’s genetic expertise for its own drug discovery efforts.


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