EuroBiotech: More Articles of Note

Acousia Therapeutics reeled in $10 million in series B funding. (NS Newsflash/CC BY 2.0)

> PhoreMost raised an £11 million ($15 million) series A round to expand its drug discovery activities. The Cambridge, U.K.-based startup is built upon a phenotypic screening platform. Statement

> CellCentric pulled in $26 million to fund clinical development of an inhibitor of p300 and CBP. The inhibition of the proteins is expected to cut expression of drivers of late-stage prostate cancer. Release 

> Polyphor raised CHF 165 million ($164 million) through an IPO in Switzerland. The IPO hit the upper end of the range and sold out its upsized overallotment. Polyphor is working on a phase 3 antibiotic and clinical-stage cancer asset. Statement 

> Medicxi Ventures and RA Capital drove Xenikos to a $30 million series B. The Dutch biotech will spend the money on phase 3 trials of a treatment for graft versus host disease. Release 

> Acousia Therapeutics reeled in $10 million in series B funding. The money will support work on a pipeline of preclinical hearing loss prospects. Statement 

> Motif Bio filed to raise £10 million ($14 million). The money will support filings for approval of antibiotic iclaprim. Release