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G1 Therapeutics Funding Round

G1 Therapeutics, based in Research Triangle Park, raised $33 million from Eshelman Ventures, RA Capital and Hatteras Venture Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Eshelman Ventures (Lead Investor) (Fred Eshelman)

RA Capital (Lead Investor) (Peter Kolchinsky)

Hatteras Venture Partners (Christy Shaffer)

Lumira Capital

MedImmune Ventures (Ronald Laufer)

Mountain Group Capital

Tavistock Life Sciences

Proceeds Purpose
G1 plans to use the proceeds to advance its lead program G1T28, a highly potent and selective CDK4/6 inhibitor, through proof of concept as an antineoplastic agent and as a bone marrow chemoprotectant. G1T28 is currently being evaluated in Phase 1a clinical trials to assess safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics in healthy volunteers. Data collected from this study will inform the dose and schedule for multiple Phase 1b / 2a clinical trials in cancer patients, which are expected to begin in 2015.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
700 Park Offices Dr. 200
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Email Address
G1 Therapeutics (Nasdaq: GTHX) is a clinical-stage company developing small-molecule therapies to address significant unmet needs in oncology. The company is leveraging its proprietary kinase drug discovery platform to advance a pipeline of first-in-class compounds and best-in-class drug candidates.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Mark Velleca
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Chief Medical Officer
Raj Malik
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Chief Scientific Officer
Jay Strum
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VP - Bus. Development
Mark Avagliano
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VP - Bus. Development
John Demaree
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VP - Operations
Terry Murdock
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