Vital Therapies Receives $16,000,000 New Financing Round

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    Vital Therapies
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    15222 Avenue of Science San Diego, CA 92128
  • Company Description
    Vital Therapies, Inc. (VTI) is a new company formed in 2003 to continue the development of the ELAD (Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device) System, which augments the metabolic functions of a patient’s liver, thereby enabling a bridge to transplant or liver recovery. VTI acquired the assets and business of VitaGen/Hepatix.
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    Venture Equity
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  • Proceeds Purposes
    The San Diego-based company plans to use the capital to run Phase III clinical trials of a product that combines liver cells with a medical device that could help people with acute liver failure.
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