Dutch Biotech Raises $19M to Develop Psoriasis Drug Near San Diego

15:42 EDT 14 Mar 2018 | Xconomy

Escalier Biosciences BV, a biotech developing drugs for psoriasis and other autoimmune disorders, said it has raised $19 million in a Series B financing led by Forbion, a Dutch life sciences investor. Another Dutch investor, BioGeneration Ventures, and New York-based New Science Ventures joined the round, according to a statement from the company. While Escalier […]

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