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TARIS Biomedical Funding Round

TARIS Biomedical, based in Lexington, secured $25 million in funding from Yonghua Capital, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Flagship Pioneering.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Yonghua Capital (Lead Investor) (Moses Zhao)

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Flagship Pioneering (Ed Kania)

Private Investors (Roman Abramovich)

Norma Investments

Polaris Partners (Kevin Bitterman)

RA Capital (Rajeev Shah)

Proceeds Purpose
Both programs demonstrate our unique approach to designing novel therapeutics that may dramatically change the management of these serious diseases. Funds from this round will be used to rapidly advance both indications through key clinical milestones.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
113 Hartwell Ave.
Lexington, MA 02421
Email Address
TARIS Biomedical Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company with deep domain expertise in therapeutics and drug-delivery, is focused on local minimally-invasive drug-device convergence products.
TARIS Biomedical LinkedIn Company Profile
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Tony Kingsley
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Chief Financial Officer
Diane Marcou
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Chief Medical Officer
Christopher Cutie
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Chief Scientific Officer
Dennis Giesing
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Chief Technical Officer
Cheryl Larrivee-Elkins
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