Published in Biotech Law Weekly, November 11th, 2005
The syndicate was coled by Alta Partners and Texas Pacific Group Ventures. In connection with the financing, Geoff Duyk, MD, PhD, a managing director at TPG Ventures and David Mack, PhD, a director at Alta Partners will join Aerie's board of directors.
Building upon a portfolio of intellectual property licensed from Duke University Medical Center, Aerie was founded by professor David L. Epstein, MD, chairman of Duke University's Department of Ophthalmology, professor Eric Toone, PhD, of Duke University's Chemistry Department, and Casey Kopczynski, PhD, now COO at...
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