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Expansion Therapeutics
10996 Torreyana Road, Suite 280
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: 858-764-4290
https://www.expansionrx.com/

Expansion Therapeutics is a drug discovery and development company pursuing the vast potential of small molecule medicines for RNA-mediated diseases. Based on exclusive worldwide rights to groundbreaking research from the laboratory of Matthew D. Disney, Ph.D., at The Scripps Research Institute, Expansion has assembled the intellectual property, know-how, and proprietary enabling technologies and tools necessary to facilitate the creation of potent and specific small molecule binders of RNA. Through this unique platform, Expansion is building a portfolio of novel RNA-targeted drug candidates with activity across a broad number of disease indications. The company's initial development focus is on therapies for patients with expansion repeat diseases who currently have limited and unsatisfactory treatment options.

Key Contact
Name
Kevin M. Forrest
Title
CEO
Funding Events

Date
Amount
Type
Investors
01/03/18 $55,300,000 Series A 5AM Ventures
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Novartis Venture Funds
RA Capital
Sanofi Ventures
09/29/21 $80,000,000 Series B 5AM Ventures
Cormorant Asset Management
Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers
Logos Capital
Novartis Venture Funds
RA Capital Management
Sanofi Ventures
Surveyor Capital
Westlake Village BioPartners


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