Chondrial Therapeutics Secures up to $22.6M in Series A Financing

| February 6, 2017

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Led by newly appointed president and CEO Carole Ben-Maimon, MD, Chondrial also announced the licensing of a novel investigational technology, CTI-1601, for the treatment of Friedreich’s Ataxia from Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. (IURTC) and Wake Forest University Health Sciences. CTI-1601 was invented by R. Mark Payne, MD, professor of Pediatric Cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine and director of the Translational Research Training Program of Indiana Clinical Translational Sciences Institute.

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