Navigation Links
SARcode Bioscience Completes $44 Million Series B Financing
Date:7/18/2011

BRISBANE, Calif., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SARcode Bioscience, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced today the completion of a $44 million Series B private equity financing.  The financing round was led by Sofinnova Ventures and was augmented by the additional backing of Rho Ventures and existing investors Alta Partners and Clarus Venture Partners.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110718/FL36481LOGO)

"We believe that SARcode is uniquely positioned to make significant breakthroughs in the treatment of dry eye that could improve therapeutic options for millions of patients," commented Garheng Kong, General Partner of Sofinnova Ventures.  "SARcode's proprietary compound has demonstrated the ability to alleviate both the signs and symptoms of dry eye by directly targeting the inflammatory origin of this debilitating disease," Kong added.  "We have been impressed by the broad ophthalmic product development and marketing experience of the SARcode executive team and look forward to working with them and the investor syndicate as the company's lead dry eye program moves into Phase 3 clinical trials," said Martin Vogelbaum, Partner at Rho Ventures.

Proceeds from the Series B financing will largely support further clinical development of SAR 1118, SARcode's lead compound for the treatment of dry eye syndrome.  SAR 1118 is a first-in-class, topical small-molecule integrin antagonist that inhibits T-cell mediated inflammation, a key component of dry eye.  In a Phase 2 randomized, placebo-controlled trial of 230 subjects with dry eye disease, SAR 1118 demonstrated an improvement in corneal staining at 12 weeks and an increase in tear production as early as 2 weeks.  In addition, subjects receiving SAR 1118 reported dose-dependent improvements in visual-related function at 12 weeks, which included the ability to read, drive at night, use a computer and watch television.  SAR 1118 was
'/>"/>

SOURCE SARcode Bioscience, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. SARcode and Sunesis Announce Start of Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Ocular Inflammatory Diseases
2. SARcode Corporation Announces Phase 2 Study Results of SAR 1118 Topical Ophthalmic Solution for the Treatment of Dry Eye
3. Quinton Oswald Named Chief Executive Officer of SARcode Corporation
4. ImmuneRegen BioSciences Reports Material Transfer Agreement with VaxGen, Inc.
5. ImmuneRegen BioSciences, Inc. Demonstrates Radilex(TM) Increases Disease-Fighting White Blood Cells
6. Upstream Biosciences Acquires Innovative Platform Technology and Drug Candidates for Tropical Parasitic Diseases
7. Ardea Biosciences, Inc. Announces Completion of Phase 1 Clinical Trials of Novel Investigational HIV Drug RDEA806
8. Ardea Biosciences, Inc. Presents Results of Phase 1 Studies of RDEA806, a Novel NNRTI for HIV, at 47th ICAAC
9. Ardea Biosciences Lead MEK Inhibitor, RDEA119, to Enter Human Clinical Trials in Advanced Cancer Patients
10. Alacrity Biosciences Announces Positive Results from a Phase 2 Study of Its Dry Eye Treatment ALTY-0501
11. Sangamo BioSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Announce Nature Biotechnology Study Demonstrating Zinc Finger Technology for Modification of Human Stem Cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2015)... N.J. , April 28, 2015 ... has achieved record sales growth for fiscal year ...  their digital radiography family of Primary Imaging Solutions.  ... panel fueled company growth to double digit sales ... radiography solutions includes the AeroDR XE, a wireless ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... 28, 2015  Medical Tracking Solutions, Inc., ... a partnership with Terso Solutions, Inc., a ... storage and transport units.  The partnership will ... capabilities and provide increasingly innovative services to ... inventory management system that provides real-time tracking ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... April 28, 2015  The Physician-Patient Alliance for ... Gantt , RRT has joined the Physician-Patient Alliance ... a well-respected Registered Respiratory Therapist who has practiced in ... recognized for his excellent work on critical patient safety ... Respiratory Care (AARC) at various conferences addressing the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Konica Minolta Sets Record Digital Radiography Sales 2Medical Tracking Solutions, Inc., Partners with Terso Solutions, Inc. 2Noted Respiratory Therapist and AARC Representative Gene Gantt Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board 2
(Date:4/28/2015)... As the Muscular Dystrophy Association ... programs, the organization has hired Scientific Program Officer ... from Fidelity Biosciences Research Initiative where, as Associate ... neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease, and organized ... at Fidelity, she was a junior faculty member ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... Celebrating women has become a tradition at ... third year that all things mom and female will be ... is offering some great specials Special discounts ... year could there be to focus on woman," states Marla ... this is a terrific time for it. And the special ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... 28, 2015 The buyer power score ... of 5, indicating a medium level of buyer power ... suppliers have equal power during negotiations. One factor helping ... purchasing a health insurance policy from an insurance carrier ... buyers can choose to self-fund their own policy or ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 Dead or damaged ... and their property. In many cases, tree removal by a ... way to eliminate the threat. , In their ... of tree removal available to property owners today. Each method ... for a job well done. , The article states that, ...
(Date:4/28/2015)... DC (PRWEB) April 28, 2015 ... Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles reached 2.2 million in April, ... Inc.’s (AIS) new Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles Database ... programs and plans serving the dual-eligible community. This ... Eligibles Database began tracking initiatives in January, but ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MDA Adds Neurological Disease Expert to Research Team 2Health News:MDA Adds Neurological Disease Expert to Research Team 3Health News:Commack Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa Dedicates Time To Celebrate Women 2Health News:New Data for Group Health Insurance Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld 2Health News:New Data for Group Health Insurance Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld 3Health News:New Data for Group Health Insurance Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld 4Health News:Tree Removal Methods and Services Discussed in Recent Article by Precision Tree Services 2Health News:Enrollment in Duals Programs Increases 14%, New AIS Database Finds 2
... Since Sept. 11, it has become increasingly common ... or "infidels" to hell, but this has never ... State University professor who recently published a first-of-its-kind book ... Western writers believe condemnation and dehumanization of non-Muslims make ...
... , FRIDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Personal genetic testing does ... study finds. The opportunities for people to undergo genetic tests ... increasing, and some experts fear this might lead to overuse of ... in the journal Genetics in Medicine , looked at 217 ...
... The surgical team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) achieved ... sutureless aortic valve replacement through a thoracic incision just five ... this innovative procedure, which was performed by cardiac surgeons Denis ... after their operations. A novel combination ...
... , FRIDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Inflammation caused ... a new study finds. The condition -- formally known ... at the end of the esophagus doesn,t close properly, allowing ... it. GERD can lead to changes in the tissue ...
... 18 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthy, calorie-controlled diet during ... the risk of obstetric complications, researchers report. In Europe ... gain more than the recommended weight during pregnancy and this ... problems, according to background information in the study published online ...
... Chevy Chase, MDThe Endocrine Society,s new scientific statement ... of both the basic and clinical evidence related ... statement addresses current research regarding the associations of ... conditions and maternal/fetal health. Vitamin D is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:What does Islam say about the fate of others? 2Health News:Gene Tests May Not Drive Patients to More Medical Care 2Health News:A North American first at the Montreal Heart Institute 2Health News:Chronic Heartburn May Boost Risk for Esophageal Cancer 2Health News:Healthy Dieting in Pregnancy May Be Helpful 2Health News:Experts call for clinical trials to test non-skeletal benefits of vitamin D 2
... Fast-Cath, Maximum, Maximum Xtra™, ... the largest line of standard ... the world. They are recognized ... for use in interventional cardiology ...
Lumenis 950 Slit Lamp Zeiss-style diagnostic slit lamp biomicroscope with parallel optics and offering a choice of automatic or fixed eye safety filters for multiple wavelengths....
... Duo Adding the S-Link ... creates the Selecta Duo, a ... Photocoagulator combination laser that extends ... both the anterior segment and ...
... CS Catheter Delivery System is an ... the placement of permanent leads during ... Catheter Delivery System is made from ... and softness, plus high radial strength ...
Medicine Products: