Liver Disease Newco Alentis Raises CHF12.5m Series A
A syndicate of European VCs commits CHF12.5m to Alentis Therapeutics a Swiss-French start-up with a discovery platform focusing on liver diseases. Lead program is a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
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