Tarsa Therapeutics

Foresite closes $100M growth capital fund for late-stage healthcare companies

Friday, February 1, 2013

Foresite Capital Management, a growth equity firm founded by Jim Tananbaum to finance late-stage healthcare companies, has closed its $100 million fund, Foresite Capital Fund I. The firm draws on Tananbaum and his partners’ experience and expertise in building leading healthcare companies, as well as their broad private and public investment experience.

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Tarsa to advance clinical programs with $24.5M financing

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Tarsa Therapeutics reported progress in its two ongoing clinical development programs for its oral recombinant salmon calcitonin for the treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Patient enrollment in the phase II osteoporosis prevention trial has been completed, and the full set of data from the phase III ORACAL trial has been accepted for an oral presentation at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2011 annual meeting in September. Separately, Tarsa also said it has closed an additional financing round that raised a total of $24.5 million.

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