Capstan raises finance


United States

Capstan Therapeutics Inc, a US biotech company with proprietary lipid nanoparticle technology, closed an oversubscribed Series B financing round on 20 March to advance an in vivo cell therapy product for autoimmune disorders. The round was led by RA Capital Management with participation from five new investors including Forbion, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, and Sofinnova Investments. The proceeds will be used to advance CPTX2309, an in vivo engineered chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy and to further develop the company’s pipeline.