Spotlight On... ProMetic raises $30M; Novo Nordisk, AstraZeneca await study results; Lilly to showcase PhIII data; and more...

Canada's ProMetic Life Sciences has raised $30 million in debt financing from Structured Alpha LP, an affiliate of Peter J. Thomson's investment firm, Thomvest Asset Management. Thomson's investment firm has now invested $60 million in ProMetic. The biotech offers a range of services, including large-scale purification of biologics, drug development, proteomics and the elimination of pathogens. Release

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