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LEXEO Therapeutics Funding Round

LEXEO Therapeutics, based in New York, secured $85 million from Longitude Capital Management, Omega Funds and Alexandria Venture Investments.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series A

Longitude Capital Management (Lead Investor) (Sandip Agarwala)

Omega Funds (Lead Investor) (Bernard Davitian)

Alexandria Venture Investments

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation


Janus Henderson Investors

Lundbeckfond Ventures (Mette Agger)

PBM Capital

Woodline Partners

Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds from the financing will help advance the company's three lead investigational programs, including: LX2006, an IV-administered therapy for cardiomyopathy associated with Friedreich's ataxia (Phase 1 start planned for 2021); LX1004, a CNS-administered therapy for CLN2 Batten disease (Phase 1/2 completed); and LX1001, a CNS-administered therapy for APOE4-associated Alzheimer's disease (Phase 1 ongoing).

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
430 East 29th St. 14th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Email Address
LEXEO Therapeutics is a New York City-based, fully integrated biotechnology company currently headquartered at the Alexandria Center® for Life Science that aims to apply the transformational science of gene therapy to address some of the world's most devastating genetic and acquired diseases.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Nolan Townsend
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Chief Medical Officer
Jay Barth
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Chief Scientific Officer
Ronald Crystal
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VP - Bus. Development
Christopher Holterhoff
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VP - Operations
Paul McCormac
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