Kaneq Bioscience Receives Investment from TVM Life Science Ventures VII

Published On January 22, 2013 |

Kaneq Bioscience Ltd., a Montreal, Canada-based biotechnology company focused on developing treatments for type 2 diabetes, received an investment of undisclosed amount from TVM Life Science Ventures VII.

A spin out of Kaneq Pharma Inc., a biotechnology company developing early stage compounds for metabolic diseases and cancer, Kaneq Bioscience was specifically created to develop a protein tyrosine phosphatase1B (PTP-1B) inhibitor for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Dr. Daniel Bouthillier, CEO of Kaneq Pharma Inc., has joined Kaneq Bioscience as Executive Chairman.

Dr. Cynthia Lavoie, General Partner of TVM Capital Life Science, is a Board Member of the company.

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22/01/2013

 

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