ST. LOUIS, MO (Dec. 18, 2018) – Life sciences venture capital firm RiverVest Venture Partners today announced the final closing of RiverVest Venture Fund IV, L.P., reaching $184.4 million in capital commitments in an oversubscribed fundraise. RiverVest Fund IV marks the firm’s fourth dedicated life sciences fund, bringing its total assets under management as of […]
Maralixibat Phase 2b study interim analysis suggests proof of concept in Alagille Synrdome Combined leadership from former Lumena and Tobira teams to pursue registration in Alagille Syndrome, Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis and other liver diseases SAN DIEGO – Nov. 7, 2018– Mirum Pharmaceuticals today announced that the company has secured $120 million in Series A […]
Innovative laparoscopic bariatric device manufacturer announces FDA 510(k) clearance for Sleeve Gastrectomy Cincinnati, Ohio – October 22, 2018 – Standard Bariatrics, an innovator of surgical devices, has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the STANDARD CLAMP®.1
Cardialen is developing a low-energy implantable defibrillation therapy designed to more gently restore normal heart rhythm Minneapolis, Oct. 10, 2018 – Cardialen, Inc., a medical device company developing a low-energy implantable defibrillation therapy designed to more gently restore normal heart rhythm, announced today the closing of a $17 million Series B investment led by RiverVest […]
— Adds RiverVest Venture Partners, Qatar Investment Authority and Redmile Group to List of Financial Backers — Proceeds Will Advance Growing Portfolio of Therapeutic Candidates for Various Cancers SEATTLE, Washington – September 11, 2018 – OncoResponse, an immunotherapy company developing a portfolio of novel antibodies to high-value targets for the treatment of cancer, today announced the […]
SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allakos Inc. (NASDAQ:ALLK), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of antibodies for the treatment of various eosinophil and mast cell related diseases, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 8,203,332 shares of its common stock, sold by the Company at […]
SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allakos Inc., (Nasdaq:ALLK), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of antibodies for the treatment of various eosinophil and mast cell related diseases, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,133,333 shares of its common stock at a public offering price […]
(Cincinnati, OH– April 18, 2018) Standard Bariatrics, Inc., an innovator of bariatric surgical devices, has raised a Series A round of financing.
Represents 9th Exit from RiverVest Venture Fund II ST. LOUIS and CLEVELAND (April 3, 2018) – RiverVest Venture Partners today announced portfolio company Securus Medical Group, Inc., has been sold to Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX). Boston Scientific has been an investor in Securus since 2016, and the transaction price for the remaining stake not […]
Acquisition strengthens electrophysiology cardiac ablation portfolio with thermal monitor MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the acquisition of Securus Medical Group, Inc., a privately-held company that has developed a thermal monitoring system for the continuous measurement of esophageal temperature. Boston Scientific has been an investor in Securus […]
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2018 — Lyric Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Lyric), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced the completion of enrollment of PROMOTE, an international, multicenter, randomized, controlled Phase 2 study of LP101 (ulimorelin) for the treatment of enteral feeding intolerance (EFI) in critically ill patients.
DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to definitively treat bifurcation lesions, today announced that the company has appointed Carl J. St. Bernard as president and chief executive officer.