|VENTURE FUNDING TOTAL||$1.5M|
|Venture Round, 10/10 ||$1.5M|
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of therapeutics/pharmaceuticals to treat cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. It develops lomitapide/AEGR-733, a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor small molecule drug for decreasing serum lipids, including cholesterol and triglycerides, as well as to treat atherosclerosis, dyslipidemia, obesity, and pancreatitis. The company also focuses on products for the evaluation and treatment of hyperlipidemia. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.