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Private Company Edition: In addition to Adiso, Creyon recently launched with $40m and TRexBio extended its series A by $26m to $85m total. Also, Kurma Partners raised the first €160m of a planned €250m fund to back companies transitioning from R&D to commercial operations.
Executives share their expectations and hopes around the multi-faceted topic of patient access to medicines. From health inequities to value assessment and reimbursement trends, expectations for change abound.
With backing from Bayer and others, the US-based venture will develop iPSC therapies for cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases; other notable new financings involve Cerevance, Goldfinch Bio, NeuroPharma and Tenaya. Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Venture Funding Deals column provides a comprehensive monthly review of emerging biopharmaceutical companies that have received venture funding. This month’s column covers deals announced November through December 2016.
The UK Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute’s latest spin-out has received start-up funding to exploit more than six years of gut bacterial genome sequencing in order to develop novel bacteria-based therapies for a range of diseases.
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