Monday, December 18, 2006 8:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal Staff
MA -- Cequent Pharmaceuticals today
announced the closing of a $6 million series A round of financing.
The company licensed technology from the Beth Israel
Center & Harvard Medical School
which allows for RNAi-based treatments to be carried by bacteria into targeted
areas deep within the human body, without surgery.
Cequent is in pre-clinical stage and is focusing its efforts on
gastrointestinal diseases, including familial polyposis, inflammatory bowel
disease and colon cancer.
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