Cequent Nabs Additional $3M in Series A; Novartis Takes Option to IBD Program | GenomeWeb
Cequent Pharmaceuticals this week announced that Novartis Option Fund has invested $3 million into the RNAi drugs startup, bringing to $9 million the total value of Cequent’s Series A round of financing.
 
In conjunction with the investment, Novartis has also taken an option to in-license Cequent’s nascent inflammatory bowel disease program in exchange for an undisclosed upfront cash payment.
                       

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