Company Overview

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Founded:
2011
Headquarters:
San Diego, CA
IPO:
Went Public on Apr, 2014
Stock:
NASDAQ:LIVR
Categories:
Biotechnology

Lumena Pharmaceuticals develops oral therapeutics for rare liver diseases to improve liver function and relieve disease symptoms.

Description

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Lumena Pharmaceuticals is developing oral therapeutics for rare liver diseases to improve liver function, relieve disease symptoms and dramatically impact patient health. The company’s clinical-stage product candidates carry a reduced risk of systemic toxicities by selectively targeting a transporter in the intestine and are designed to be minimally absorbed in the body. Lumena’s lead candidate, LUM001, has been extensively evaluated in other indications across 12 clinical studies in more than 1,400 subjects. Because of the extensive preclinical and clinical data package for a compound at this stage in development, LUM001 is positioned to rapidly progress through the clinic in pediatric and adult patients with several types of cholestatic liver disease. While Lumena’s primary focus is to develop novel treatments for patients with rare liver diseases, the company’s therapeutic approach also has promising potential in the treatment... See More

Current Team (3)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $70.60M

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Investors (6)

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    Alta Partners

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    RiverVest

    Early-Stage Biotech Investment
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    Pappas Ventures

    At Pappas Ventures, their sole focus is investing in the life sciences – biotechnology,..
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    New Enterprise Associates

    Venture Capital Firm
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    Adage Capital Management

    Adage Capital Management is a Boston-based $8.9B Money Management firm focused on managing S&P..
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    RA Capital Management

    RA Capital Management is an investment advisor based in Boston specializing in the life-sciences..

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    12531 High Bluff Drive

    Suite 110

    San Diego, CA 92130

    USA

Images (1)

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