Pathios attracts new investor


United Kingdom

Pathios Therapeutics Ltd of the UK has secured financial support from Bristol Myers Squibb Co as part of a Series B venture round that will advance its small molecule drug candidate for cancer into the clinic. The first close of the B round raised $25 million and will support development of PTT-4256, a small molecule inhibitor of a G protein-coupled receptor called GPR65. In addition to BMS, funding was secured from the existing investors Canaan Partners and Brandon Capital Partners.