Mirum Pharmaceuticals Secures $120 Million in Series A Financing
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 7, 2018 -- Mirum Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has secured $120 million in Series A financing to support development of its lead drug candidate maralixibat for rare cholestatic liver diseases. The financing was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from Deerfield Management, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Novo Holdings A/S, Pappas Capital, RiverVest Venture Partners and Rock Springs Capital. The following have been appointed to Mirum's board of directors in conjunction with the financing: Ed Mathers, partner NEA; Patrick Heron, managing general partner, Frazier Healthcare Partners; Jonathan Leff, partner, Deerfield; Tiba Aynechi, Ph.D., partner, Novo Ventures; and Niall O'Donnell, Ph.D., managing director, RiverVest.
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