Artios Pharma received a financial boost from Pfizer, AbbVie and Novartis through an $84 million (£65 million) Series B funding.

The biotechnology arena’s financing total for 2015 reached unprecedented heights for the second straight year, according to EY’s 29th annual Beyond borders report. Biotech companies raised nearly $71 billion in 2015, well ahead of the previous record of $56 billion totaled during 2014.

Pharma ad agency bands performed in New York City to raise money for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM).

NEW YORK — Deciphera Pharmaceuticals and Akari Therapeutics both secured $75 million in funding, which will be used to advance the pipelines of both companies, the companies said in separate statements this morning.   Akari said the $75 million it raised will be used to advance the company’s lead product Coversin, a C5 complement inhibitor, […]