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Private Company Edition: Dyno’s first VC round will enable more deals for its novel AAV platform; Eikon pioneers new drug discovery technology. Also, Treeline’s early funding revealed at $211.7m; Capsida raised $140m from a VC round, AbbVie deal; and Affinia closed a $110m series B round.
With nearly 3,500 therapies in development globally, and almost $480m in start-up financing in Q1 of 2021 alone, the cell, gene and RNA therapy area is seeing a sharp rise in development and attention.
European drug reviewers are not convinced that AstraZeneca and Amgen's investigational treatment for severe asthma, tezepelumab, should be fast-tracked through the EU evaluation system once the companies file for approval.
Slated to begin a Phase III later this year of ADVM-022 in wet AMD, Adverum had to scuttle a Phase II study of the gene therapy in DME after a patient suffered ocular hypotension, panuveitis and vision loss in the treated eye.
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