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Kallyope lands $112 million Series C to ride the gut-brain axis for another 3 years

6 days ago   |   By San Diego Biotechnology

Five years after their launch, Kallyope and the gut-brain axis are headed to the clinic - and they're getting a new hose of cash to do so.
The biotech announced a $112 million in Series C funding that will help bring their lead weight loss drug into th......
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Kallyope Gains $112M to Move “Gut-Brain Axis” Programs to the Clinic

Kallyope Gains $112M to Move “Gut-Brain Axis” Programs to the Clinic

6 days ago   |   By Xconomy

Kallyope, one of New York's best funded biotechs, has secured more than $100 million to move two of its programs into the clinic-including its most advanced, an experimental drug designed to treat obesity. The company was founded in 2015 with $44 million to leverage new learnings about the “gut-brain axis”-pings of communication between our guts and our central nervous system-to make drugs for a range of diseases. Since then the company has raised $199 million more across two subsequent rounds of funding, including a $112 million Series C financing announced Wednesday, and advanced two...
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