BridgeBio Pharma Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BridgeBio Pharma, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on genetic diseases, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and […]

Eidos Therapeutics Initiates Attribute-CM, a Phase 3 Study of AG10 in ATTR-CM with Registrational 12-month Endpoint

ATTRibute-CM study design, which incorporates feedback from the FDA, has the potential to accelerate registration with a 12-month primary endpoint of change in 6-minute walk distance (6MWD), followed by a 30-month endpoint of mortality and cardiovascular-related hospitalizations Trial sites activated in global Phase 3 study (ATTRibute-CM) of AG10 in patients with transthyretin amyloidosis cardiomyopathy Eidos to […]

Phoenix Tissue Repair Doses First Patient in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of PTR-01 (BBP-589) for Treatment of Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (RDEB)

BOSTON, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Phoenix Tissue Repair, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing transformational disease-modifying treatments for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB), today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the Phase 1/2, first in-human trial of PTR-01 (BridgeBio Pharma designation BBP-589), a protein replacement therapy for recessive DEB (RDEB). DEB and RDEB are […]

BridgeBio Pharma Closes $299.2 Million Financing Round to Support Its Efforts to Target Genetic Disease at the Source

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BridgeBio Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on genetic diseases, today announced a new financing round of $299.2 million. The round was co-led by existing investors KKR and Viking Global Investors. Other existing investors participating included Perceptive Advisors, AIG, Aisling Capital, Cormorant Capital, and Hercules Capital; and they were joined by new […]

QED Therapeutics Announces a Collaboration with Foundation Medicine to Develop Companion Diagnostics for Infigratinib

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — QED Therapeutics today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Foundation Medicine to develop a companion diagnostic for infigratinib, an FGFR1-3 selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in patients with cholangiocarcinoma. The companion diagnostic, which will include detection of activating FGFR2 fusions, is expected to be incorporated into […]

Eidos Therapeutics Appoints William Lis to Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eidos Therapeutics, Inc. (Eidos) (Nasdaq:EIDX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing the large unmet need in transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis (ATTR), today announced the appointment of William Lis, to Eidos’ Board of Directors, effective December 4, 2018. Mr. Lis has more than 25 years of experience […]

LEO Pharma and PellePharm Announce $760 Million Collaboration to Advance Innovative Therapies for Rare Skin Diseases

SAN FRANCISCO & BALLERUP, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Danish dermatology specialists LEO Pharma and California rare disease pioneers PellePharm today announced a strategic development and commercialization collaboration to address unmet medical needs across various skin diseases with no approved treatments, advancing innovation and access to potential therapies for patients with life-altering conditions, such as Gorlin Syndrome and High Frequency Basal Cell […]