Published in Medical Device Business Week, July 12th, 2006
Led by Advent International, the financing included participation by Index Ventures, Alta Partners, and MVM Life Science Partners. The capital is supporting further development of its lead compounds that have been shown to significantly reduce LDL cholesterol.
"Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer of Americans, and more than 71 million people in the United States suffer from one or more forms of CVD. There remains a significant unmet clinical need in dyslipidemia, in particular for compounds that further reduce LDL, or 'bad' cholesterol,"...
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