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Satsuma Pharmaceuticals Raises $62 Million in Series B Preferred Stock Financing

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Funding supports Phase 3 development of STS101 for the acute treatment of migraine, including pivotal Phase 3 efficacy trial with planned initiation in Q3 2019 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Satsuma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Satsuma” or “the Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical …

Bardy Diagnostics™ Announces $35.5M in Series B Funding Round

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SEATTLE, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, announced today it has raised $35.5 million in Series B funding, led by River Cities Capital Funds with participation from new investors HealthQuest Capital, Aperture Venture Partners, Aphelion …

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces New CEO and Board Director and Appoints New Chairman of the Board

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SOURCE: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. VICTORIA, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AUPH / TSX: AUP) (“Aurinia” or the “Company”), a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the global immunology market, today announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Greenleaf …

Opsens Q2 2019 Revenues Reach a Record Level

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QUEBEC CITY, April 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Opsens Inc. (“Opsens” or the “Company”) (TSX: OPS) (OTCQX: OPSSF) today reported its results for the second quarter of 2019. HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated revenues totaled $7.9M in the second quarter of 2019 compared with $5.4M in the corresponding period in 2018, an increase of $2.5M or …

Aurinia Recognizes World Kidney Day and National Kidney Month with New Activities Focused on Raising Awareness for Kidney Disease

Jennifer Schram Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Portfolio News

VICTORIA, British Columbia (BUSINESS WIRE) — In recognition of World Kidney Day and National Kidney Month, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AUPH/TSX: AUP), a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with research ongoing in two kidney diseases, Lupus Nephritis (LN) and Focal Segmental …

Engage Therapeutics Inc. to Present Phase 2b Data from StATES Study at 2019 American Academy of Neurology Annual General Meeting

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SUMMIT, N.J. (PRNewswire) — Engage Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a Rapid Epileptic Seizure Termination (REST) therapy for people who experience a predictable pattern of  epileptic seizures, today announced it will present clinical data from the open label portion of …

Aurinia Receives Notice of Allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for Claims Directed to Its Novel Voclosporin Dosing Protocol for Lupus Nephritis

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Allowed claims cover an individualized flat-dosed pharmacodynamic treatment protocol utilized in the AURA-LV study and the ongoing AURORA study in lupus nephritis Claims have the potential to protect voclosporin’s method of use and dosing protocol for LN until December 2037 …

Aurinia Announces Voclosporin Ophthalmic Solution Demonstrates Statistically Superior Efficacy Versus Restasis® in a Phase 2 Head-to-Head Study for the Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

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VOS showed statistical superiority to Restasis® on FDA-accepted objective signs of DES 42.9% of VOS subjects vs 18.4% of Restasis® subjects (p=.0055) demonstrated ≥ 10mm improvement in STT at Week 4 Primary endpoint of drop discomfort at 1-minute on Day …