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True North appoints CMO, raises $22m

Californian biotech company True North Therapeutics has appointed Dr James Gilbert chief medical officer, and raised $22m in its series A financing round to enable it to move its lead candidate into the clinic. True North is developing novel therapies that selectively inhibit the complement system to treat rare diseases.

Ophthotech raises $175m for Fovista Phase III in wet AMD

Ophthotech raised $175 million, mostly in the form of royalty financing from Novo A/S, to fund a 1,900-patient Phase III clinical trial for its anti-platelet-derived growth factor (anti-PDGF) aptamer Fovista in combination with an anti-VEGF therapy for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Deerfield Management Opts For More Private Investment And A New Public Face

Deerfield Management, the $3.5 billion health care hedge fund, is aggressively expanding its investments in private life sciences companies. As many VCs continue to struggle raising new funds Deerfield hopes its shift, combined with a flexible, research-driven approach to investing and a new involvement in the civic and academic activities shaping the sector, will secure its position as a top health care financier.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Antisense, Oligonucleotides
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Archemix Corp.
  • Senior Management
  • Kenneth M Bate, Pres. & CEO
    Robert Schaub, PhD, SVP, R&D
    John Harre, VP, Gen. Counsel & Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Archemix Corp.
    Phone: (617) 621-7700
    148 Sidney St.
    Cambridge, MA 02139