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2011-02-11 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the closing of a $20 million Series B Preferred Stock private placement financing. This financing was led by new investor, AgeChem Venture Fund of Montreal, Canada, and included participation by existing investors; Aberdare Ventures, Advent Venture Partners, Bay City Capital, Gilde Healthcare Partners, and Roche Venture Fund. Conatus will use the proceeds to advance the clinical development of CTS-1027,...

2010-07-30 11:04:00

SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that Conatus acquired the Idun Pharmaceuticals subsidiary of Pfizer Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. Conatus Pharmaceuticals is a privately-held drug development company focused on liver disease and oncology. Conatus Pharmaceuticals is led by Steven J. Mento, Ph.D., the former CEO of Idun Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Pfizer Inc. in 2005. "The addition of Idun to Conatus continues our...


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