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Lumira continues to support those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

July 9, 2020
With a surge in new cases surpassing daily highs across the US, it is clear that the battle against COVID-19 will continue for the foreseeable future. While much of the world tries to go back to... Learn More

HistoSonics Announces $40 Million Financing

June 8, 2020
Breakthrough medical platform offers vision of non-invasive procedures to eliminate diseased tissues and tumors MINNEAPOLIS, June 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoSonics, developer of a... Learn More

UCB Acquires Engage Therapeutics: Staccato® Alprazolam – A potential Solution for Acute On-demand Seizure Management for People Living With Epilepsy

June 5, 2020
- Staccato® Alprazolam could be a potential solution for 20-30% of epilepsy patients - Initial upfront payment of US$ 125 million and further potential milestone payments of up to US$ 145... Learn More

Forbius Reported Safety and Initial Anti-Fibrotic Effects of First-in-Class, Selective TGF-beta Inhibitor, AVID200, in Phase 1b Systemic Sclerosis Trial at EULAR 2020

June 5, 2020
Initial results demonstrate anti-fibrotic effects of AVID200 as indicated by rapid and sustained declines in skin fibrosis.AVID200 was well-tolerated, and no dose-limiting toxicities, SAEs or... Learn More

Team Lumira

Our investment team of 9 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.

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Philanthropy

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.

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  • “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

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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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Suite 770
Toronto, ON
Canada, M5H 3L5
416.213.4223

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Montreal

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Bureau 12350, Niveau L
Montreal, QC
Canada, H3B 0E7
514.844.6927

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Vancouver

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9th floor
Vancouver, BC
Canada, V6E 0C3
604.558.5156

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Boston

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Suite 300
Waltham, MA,
USA, 02451-1208
781.530.3868