ElevateBio, a new company focused on the development of startup cell and gene therapy companies, launched with a $150 million Series A financing round.
Alphabet’s venture capital arm GV led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases.
The U.S. FDA approved AbbVie Inc.’s Skyrizi as a treatment for plaque psoriasis at a time when the company’s blockbuster psoriasis medicine Humira faces patent pressures.
Start Codon launched in Cambridge, England with funding from keystone investors including Cambridge Innovation Capital, Babraham Bioscience Technologies, Genentech, Jonathan Milner and Ian Tomlinson.
Vivek Ramaswamy’s Roivant Sciences has launched another “vant” company, this time in China, in a partnership with Hong Kong-based Sinovant Sciences.
Mylan NV shares slid 10 percent after the generic drug maker predicted poor 2019 earnings that led some Wall Street analysts to wonder if the company’s finances would worsen further.
Mumbai-based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is spinning off its innovation business into a U.S.-based standalone company.
Philadelphia-based Passage Bio launched with a Series A financing round valued at $115.5 million, led by OrbiMed Advisors.
Axovant Sciences, a clinical-stage company developing innovative gene therapies, today announced the formation of Arvelle Therapeutics and the strategic transition of its legacy small molecule team into the newly formed company.
IFM Therapeutics launched a second subsidiary in less than a year. The Boston-based company launched IFM Due, a subsidiary company developing a suite of cGAS inhibitors and STING antagonists that can target diseases such as NASH, lupus and Parkinson’s.