August 2017

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Announces That APL-2 Met Its Primary Endpoint in a Phase 2 Study in Patients with Geographic Atrophy, an Advanced Form of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Statistically Significant Slowing of Disease Progression Seen at 12 Months Louisville, Kentucky, August 24, 2017 – Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a platform of novel therapeutic compounds for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, today announced that its complement C3 inhibitor, APL-2, met…

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Announces $60 Million Series E Financing

Funding Will Advance Trials of APL-2 in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria. Louisville, Kentucky, August 10, 2017 – Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a platform of novel therapeutic compounds for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, today announced the closing of a $60 million Series E preferred…

Aclaris Therapeutics Acquires Confluence Life Sciences, Inc.

Expands pipeline of medicines for the potential treatment of patients with autoimmune disorders. Malvern, PA, August 8, 2017 – Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (“Aclaris”) (NASDAQ: ACRS), a dermatologist-led, biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing innovative and differentiated therapies to address significant unmet needs in…