Haya Therapeutics

A new RNA startup looks to reimagine heart treatments, with eyes set on Entresto

When Samir Ounzian left London a decade ago to study a little-understood branch of the genome at a Swiss lab, he wasn’t sure what he would find. Known as long-non-coding RNA, these sections were translated into looping rings of RNA — hence the name — but didn’t actually translate into proteins, and no one was …

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HAYA Therapeutics raises CHF 18 million Seed financing to advance anti-fibrotic therapies targeting long non-coding RNAs

HAYA Therapeutics, a company developing precision medicines that target tissue and cell-specific long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), closed its CHF 18 million Seed round. The financing was led by Broadview Ventures, with participation from Apollo Health Ventures, BERNINA BioInvest, 4See Ventures, Schroder Adveq, and Viva BioInnovator. HAYA Therapeutics was a Venture Kick winner and a Venture …

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