Recognizes Innovation and Creativity Among Medical Technology
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glympse
Bio, Inc., a life science company developing in vivo activity
sensors to transform disease monitoring, announced today that it has
been named by FierceMedTech as one of 2018’s Fierce 15 med tech
companies, designating it as one of the most promising private med tech
companies in the industry.
Glympse, a spin-out from the laboratory of Sangeeta Bhatia, M.D., Ph.D.
at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has developed a novel
platform of highly tunable bioengineered activity sensors to query the
body for disease status and report out clinically relevant insights
rapidly and noninvasively. In October 2018, the company announced a $22
million Series A financing round to advance its lead indication
targeting non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) – a growing pandemic that
causes fibrosis and scarring of the liver – believed to afflict more
than 100 million people worldwide and 15 million in the United States
alone. The Company’s development pipeline features programs in a variety
of cancers, immune and infectious diseases.
“We are honored to be recognized for our novel approach to transforming
disease monitoring for patients, providers, and society,” said Caroline
J Loew, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward
to continuing to advance into the clinic and moving forward our
innovative development model.”
15 celebrates the spirit of being “fierce” – championing innovation
and creativity. An internationally recognized daily report reaching a
network of over 90,000 med tech industry professionals, FierceMedTech
provides subscribers with an authoritative analysis of the day’s top
stories. Every year FierceMedTech evaluates hundreds of private
companies from around the world for its annual Fierce 15 list, which is
based on a variety of factors such as the strength of its technology,
partnerships, venture backers and a competitive market position.
ABOUT GLYMPSE BIO, INC.
Glympse Bio is pioneering an in
vivo sensing technology dedicated to transforming disease
monitoring. The company has built a product engine enabling rapid
development of tunable and bioengineered activity sensors for multiple
indications including fibrosis, cancer, immunology and infectious
diseases. The technology has been validated in 10 different diseases
using multiple delivery methods and a broad range of analytical
readouts. Glympse aims to improve healthcare globally by serving the
needs of patients, clinicians, researchers, drug developers, and payors
to help advance the science and our understanding of human diseases. The
company is based at the Lab Central incubator in Cambridge, MA. For more
information, please visit http://www.glympsebio.com.
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