NEWS

Regenera Pharma Enrolls First Patient in US Phase 3 Study of RPh201 in NAION

August 2, 2018

Advances Phase 2 Study in Alzheimer’s Disease in Canada, RPh201 development in US supported by Fast Track Designation by US Food and Drug Administration

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Israeli firm creates particles to kill germs on contact, fight bacterial disease

August 2, 2018

With product initially aimed for dental industry, Petah-Tikva based Nobio raises $3.6 million from aMoon Fund and Dr. Ole Jensen, a US surgeon and dentist

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Zebra Medical Vision gets $30M Series C to create AI-based tools for radiologists

June 7, 2018

Zebra Medical Vision, an Israeli medical imaging startup that uses machine and deep learning to build tools for radiologists, has raised a $30 million Series C led by health technology fund aMoon Ventures, with participation from Aurum, Johnson & Johnson Innovation—JJDC Inc.

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Medial EarlySign’s clinical validation trial shows promise for detecting colorectal cancer

April 17, 2018

A new clinical validation study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology CCI, found that Medial EarlySign’s artificial intelligence tool flagged about 8 percent of patients in a large trial group that were later diagnosed with cancer or precancerous lesions.

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BiondVax, NIAID kick off phase 2 universal flu vaccine study in U.S.

April 11, 2018

Already gearing up for a late-stage universal flu vaccine test in European countries, BiondVax has attracted its first participant to a phase 2 study sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Mylan to Acquire the Global Marketing Rights to Glatiramer Acetate Product through Mapi Pharma

April 10, 2018

Once approved, this product could represent a significant milestone for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

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Ayala notches up $17M in financing to push BMS drug into phase 2

April 10, 2018

Israeli biotech Ayala Pharmaceuticals, founded last year as a development vehicle for two of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s cancer candidates, has raised $17 million in a series A financing.

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Pharma Two B Doses First Patients in Early-stage Parkinson’s Phase 3 Trial

February 12, 2018

Israel’s Pharma Two B has dosed the first patients in a Phase 3 trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of its drug candidate P2B001 to treat early-stage Parkinson’s disease.

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Additional Strategic Funding for CartiHeal’s Ongoing AGILI-C™ IDE Clinical Study

January 31, 2018

KFAR SABA, Israel & DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CartiHeal, developer of the proprietary Agili-C implant for the treatment of joint surface lesions in traumatic and osteoarthritic joints, has secured a $2.5M investment from Bioventus, a global leader in orthobiologics – reflecting the growing interest in CartiHeal’s technology.

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Pharma Two B Ltd. Closes $30 Million Financing Round

January 23, 2018

REHOVOTH, Israel, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pharma Two B Ltd., a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for Parkinson’s disease, announced today it has completed its third round of financing. The $30MM funding round was led by Israel Biotech Fund (IBF) which identified the company, led the due diligence, and syndicated with leading US and…

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Marius Nacht to invest $20m in Regenera

January 2, 2018

aMoon Partners, controlled and managed by by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP) cofounder Marius Nacht, together with Dr. Yair Schindel, is likely to invest $20 million more in pharma company Regenera, in which InterCure Ltd. (TASE: INCR-L) owns a 23.48% stake. According to the proposal, aMoon will invest $10 million now and $10 million more as needed.

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Nacht, Harel Insurance invest in personalized cancer treatment

December 7, 2017

Ayala Pharmaceuticals has bought rights from international company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) to develop a personalized treatment for cancer. Ayala, founded a few months ago for this purpose, is an initiative by the Israel Biotech Fund, led by Dr. David Sidransky, Dr. Yuval Cabilly, and Ido Zairi. The fund recruited the aMoon Partners fund (led by Check…

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Ayala Pharmaceuticals, Founded by Israel Biotech Fund, aMoon and Harel Insurance, Enters Exclusive Worldwide License Agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) to Develop Cancer Treatments

December 6, 2017

REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ayala Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing targeted cancer therapies, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for two gamma secretase inhibitors in development for the treatment of cancers with altered Notch genes.

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Mapi Pharma Ltd. Announces Closing of $10 Million Investment

August 17, 2017

Mapi Pharma Ltd., a privately held, fully integrated, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company has completed an investment round of $10 million by aMoon Fund. aMoon Fund is an Israeli investment firm focused on innovative Israeli healthcare and life science ventures, founded by Marius Nacht and Dr. Yair Schindel.

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CartiHeal raises $18.3m to support PMA trial of Agili-C implant

May 8, 2017

CartiHeal said today it raised $18.3 million in a new round of financing to support an FDA IDE-approved clinical trial of its Agili-C implant for use in repairing cartilage and osteochondral defects.

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Israeli Universal Flu Vaccine Maker Receives $2.8 Million Investment

January 4, 2017

Israeli billionaire Marius Nacht is banking on Israeli bio-tech with a $2.8 million investment into BiondVax Pharmaceuticals, a clinical phase company developing a universal flu vaccine.

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