Lumira Ventures partners with exceptional entrepreneurs to build life science companies that transform the lives of patients worldwide.
Cyrano Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for Phase 2 Clinical Trial of CYR-064 to Treat Post-Viral Smell Loss (Hyposmia)
January 18, 2023
Currently no FDA-approved therapy for this serious condition Initiation of Phase 2 clinical trial expected to occur in Q2 2023 Cyrano Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing... Learn More
January 5, 2023
Funds Expected to Support Enrollment in U.S. Pivotal EMPOWER Trial and European Commercial Expansion for Carillon Mitral Contour System®. Cardiac Dimensions®, a leader in the development of... Learn More
December 13, 2022
Financings Planned to Support Rapid Expansion of Histotripsy Platform as Company Welcomes Silk Road Medical CEO, Erica Rogers, to its Board of Directors HistoSonics, Inc. (www.histosonics.com),... Learn More
Lumira Ventures Participates In The Closing of PIC Therapeutics $35 Million Series A Financing to Develop Treatments for Drug-Resistant Breast Cancer
October 19, 2022
Financing Round Led by OrbiMed with participation from Lumira Ventures, Harrington Discovery Institute and existing investors Advent Life Sciences and Belinda Termeer Therapy development focused... Learn More
Our investment team of 12 professionals has over 225 years of collective experience founding, managing and investing in healthcare and life sciences companies. We value collaboration, creativity and challenging conventional wisdom.
Lumira donates a portion of partner time and profits to support the research, translational medicine and healthcare access missions of over a dozen leading healthcare foundations.
"Lumira's philanthropic vision of leveraging research, resources and knowledge to improve the lives of patients will strengthen St. Michael's ability to accelerate the pace."
Dr. Arthur Slutsky | Vice-President
Vice-President of Research at St. Michael's Hospital
"Lumira's model provides a new pathway for philanthropy to partner with investors in advancing healthcare innovation."
Barbara Grantham | President & Ceo
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
“This distinctive approach to supporting innovation is very creative, very much needed and very much appreciated by Princess Margaret and University Health Network.”
Paul Alofs | President & Ceo
Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
Our team is strategically situated across North America to identify innovative companies within and outside the traditional start-up hubs, and help them access capital, talent and strategic partners.
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