Aura Biosciences Completes $40 Million Series D Financing

News | 04. 02. 2019

Mirum Pharmaceuticals
VelosBio

Cambridge, MA — April 02, 2019 — Aura Biosciences, a leader in the development of novel targeted therapies in ocular oncology, today announced that it closed a $40 million Series D financing. New investor Medicxi led the round, with current investors Advent Life Sciences, Arix Bioscience, Chiesi Ventures, Columbus Venture Partners, Lundbeckfonden Ventures and Ysios Capital also participating. The Company plans to use the proceeds from the Series D financing to support the late stage clinical development of their lead asset, light-activated AU-011, for the treatment of primary choroidal melanoma.