TITLE

Financings Roundup

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
BioWorld Today;4/10/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 70, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a $12 million round of financing completed by Potentia Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky. The fund will be used to complete the company's Phase I study of POT-4, a potential treatment for age-related macular degeneration, and move it into Phase II. The drug is a complement component C3 inhibitor.
ACCESSION #
31639053

 

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