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With $165 million in the bank, Capstan Therapeutics launched Wednesday to combine the potency of cell therapy with the precision of genetic medicines against various difficult-to-treat diseases.

Pfizer and Roivant Sciences unveiled a new company called Priovant Therapeutics to develop and market new therapies for a wide range of autoimmune diseases with high mortality and morbidity rates.

“Access to safe and effective treatment options is crucial for the significant number of Americans affected by severe alopecia,” said Kendall Marcus, M.D., director of the Division of Dermatology and Dentistry in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, adding that the approval fulfills a significant unmet need for patients with severe alopecia areata.