Recent Press Releases

ImmusanT Expands Platform to Type 1 Diabetes with Investment from JDRF T1D Fund

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – September 11, 2018 – ImmusanT, Inc., a clinical stage company that is leveraging its Epitope-Specific Immuno-Therapy™ (ESIT™) platform to translate and deliver first-in-class peptide-based immune therapies to people living with autoimmune diseases, today announced that it has received an investment from the JDRF T1D Fund, a venture philanthropy fund...


Inversago Pharma receives $7 million in series A financing

MONTREAL (CANADA) – July 25, 2018 – Proceeds will support the development of novel generation cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) inverse agonists for the treatment of several metabolic diseases including Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and type 1 diabetes (T1D). Today Inversago Pharma Inc. (“Inversago”) announced that it has secured a $7 million series A financing to pursue...


Enthera, the first spin-off of BiovelocITA, completed €4 million seed-expansion financing

Milan – July 24, 2018 – Enthera S.r.l. is an innovative start-up founded in 2016 by Prof. PaoloFiorina, Dr. Francesca D’Addio and by BiovelocITA. Enthera is dedicated to the research and developmentof innovative approaches to treat type 1 diabetes and related gastrointestinal complications. The seedexpansion, led by Sofinnova Partners, a leading European...


JDRF T1D Fund Expands Investment Team with Appointment of Katie Ellias as Managing Director

BOSTON – July 18, 2018 – The JDRF T1D Fund, a venture philanthropy fund focused on accelerating life-changing solutions to treat, prevent, and cure type 1 diabetes (T1D) through catalytic commercial investments, today announced that Katie Ellias has joined the fund as its second Managing Director. The JDRF T1D Fund, a venture philanthropy fund focused...


SQZ Biotech Receives Investment from JDRF T1D Fund

WATERTOWN, MA and BOSTON – December 05, 2017 – SQZ Biotech (SQZ), a preclinical stage biotechnology company, announced today that it has received an investment from the JDRF T1D Fund to provide support for development of the Company’s novel therapy for type 1 diabetes (T1D) aimed at retraining the immune system to not attack insulin-producing beta cells...