This article was originally published in Start Up
The three start-ups profiled in this group of companies are employing a variety of scientific platforms and business models to develop treatments for cardiovascular disease. Excigen (gene therapy to treat arrhythmias) and Endogeny (cell therapy to repair damaged heart tissue) are using cutting-edge approaches to discover and develop novel therapeutics, while QuatRx is an in-licensing company with a lipid -regulating compound that may enter the clinic next year. What all three have in common is a focus on products and an intent to outlicense their products for late-stage development and commercialization.
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