Company Name Acetylon Pharmaceuticals
Mailing Address 303 Congress Street 2nd Fl Boston, MA 02210
Company Description Acetylon Pharmaceuticals is a Boston-based company recently formed to commercialize promising pharmaceutical technology emerging from collaborative research at Harvard University and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Acetylon intends to pursue the clinical development and commercialization of next generation, selective, small-molecule Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors with enhanced therapeutic effectiveness and tolerability versus current alternatives.
Proceeds Purposes The proceeds will be used in part to fund the advancement of the Company’s lead drug candidate ACY-1215 – a next-generation Class II-selective histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor – into Phase I/II clinical testing for patients with relapsed and relapsed-refractory multiple myeloma. This funding is part of a $27 million series B financing round.