News

  • 21 June 2017

    Avitide, Inc., the industry leader in the discovery, and manufacture of exclusive biopharmaceutical affinity purification solutions, today announced the closing of a Series E financing. Sands Capital Ventures, LLC led the financing round with participation from Mithril Capital Management, Polaris Partners, NeoMed Management, OrbiMed Advisors, and Borealis Ventures. Ian Ratcliffe (Sands Capital Ventures) joined Avitide’s Board of Directors.

  • 14 June 2017

    Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovations in biotechnology to the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class, targeted, topical products in medical dermatology and aesthetics, today announced that Erle Mast has been appointed to Sienna’s Board of Directors. Mr. Mast will chair the Audit Committee.

  • 9 June 2017

    Wilson Therapeutics AB (publ), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company Orphan Drug Designation for WTX101 for the treatment of patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). WTX101 (bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate) is an investigational first-in-class copper-protein binding agent with a unique mechanism of action.

  • 8 June 2017

    Avitide, Inc., the industry leader in the discovery, development andmanufactureof biopharmaceutical affinity purification solutions, today announced that Scott Kennedy and Karol Lacki havejoined the company’s management team.

  • 8 June 2017

    Wilson Therapeutics AB (publ), announced today a poster presentation at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Vancouver, BC, 4-8 June, 2017. The presentation highlighted results from the recently completed Phase 2 trial of WTX101 (bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate), an investigational first-in-class copper-protein binding agent with a unique mechanism of action for the treatment of patients with Wilson Disease. The poster was presented by Danny Bega, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Northwestern University.