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Pliant Therapeutics Funding Round

On 7/17/2018, Pliant Therapeutics secured $62 million in Series B financing from Cowen Capital Partners, Agent Capital and Eventide Asset Management.

Transaction Overview

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Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
The funds will support the initiation and proof-of-concept clinical trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), as well as ongoing drug discovery programs targeting other fibrotic diseases.

Company Information

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260 Littlefield Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94080
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Pliant Therapeutics (Nasdaq: PLRX) is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic diseases.
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Chief Executive Officer
Bernard Coulie
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Chief Financial Officer
Keith Cummings
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Chief Medical Officer
Eric Lefebvre
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Vice President
Katerina Leftheris
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Vice President
Scott Turner
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VP - Bus. Development
Hans Hull
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VP - Bus. Development
Eve-Irene Lepist
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VP - Human Resources
Barbara Howes
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VP - Operations
Marzena Jurek
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