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Lumira News

Endotronix Announces Partnership with Tyndall National Institute to Advance Chronic Disease Management

October 15, 2019
PRNewswire -- Endotronix Ireland Limited, a digital health and medical technology company dedicated to advancing the treatment of heart failure (HF), announced today... Learn More

Forbius Completes Phase 1a Solid Tumor Trial Enrollment & Closes Series C Financing

October 15, 2019
Austin, TX, and Montreal, QC – Forbius, a clinical-stage protein engineering company that develops biotherapeutics to treat fibrosis and cancer, announced today that the Phase 1a solid tumor... Learn More

Corvia Medical’s Interatrial Shunt Device (IASD®) Receives Breakthrough Device Designation for Heart Failure

October 9, 2019
TEWKSBURY, MA – Corvia Medical, Inc., a privately-held company with a first-in-class structural heart device to treat heart failure, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Learn More

AmacaThera Closes US$3.6 Million Seed Financing Round

October 3, 2019
TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2019 / PRNewswire/ -- AmacaThera Inc. is pleased to announce the closing of its US$3.6 million seed financing round. A first close of the round was led by Sprout... 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.



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
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    Barbara Grantham | President & Ceo
    VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
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    Paul Alofs | President & Ceo
    Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

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