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Baxano Surgical Announces First Clinical Use of the Avance MIS Pedicle Screw System

Raleigh, NC – June 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  CMEA Capital portfolio company Baxano Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq:BAXS), a medical device company focused on designing, developing and marketing minimally invasive products to treat degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine, today announced that the first case utilizing the AvanceT MIS Pedicle Screw System was recently performed by […]

Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Regulatory Clearance for Initiating Phase II Study with VPD-737 in Prurigo Nodularis

South San Francisco, California – June 23, 2013 Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC (“VPD”) and Tigercat Pharma, Inc., (“Tigercat”) announced today that they have met all regulatory requirements from Germany’s BfArM to initiate a Phase II clinical trial of VPD-737 (serlopitant) in patients with prurigo nodularis. Separately, VPD is also conducting a Phase II clinical trial […]

Ardelyx Announces Pricing Of Its Initial Public Offering

FREMONT, Calif., June 18, 2014  — CMEA Capital portfolio company Ardelyx, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,286,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $14.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on […]

ARCADIA BIOSCIENCES LAUNCHES SONOVA® ULTRA GLA SAFFLOWER OIL

Next-Generation Dietary Supplement Offers the Highest Concentration of Oilseed GLA Available DAVIS, Calif. (June 17, 2014) – CMEA Captial portfolio company Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and enhance human health, announced the commercial launch of SONOVA® ULTRA GLA Safflower Oil. With 55 percent gamma linolenic […]

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Richard I. Eisenstadt as Chief Financial Officer

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX  (May  22, 2014) – CMEA Capital portfolio company Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (“Neos” or “the Company”), a highly differentiated oral drug delivery company with an exciting portfolio of proprietary technologies and a late-stage pipeline of innovative controlled release (CR) products for ADHD, announced today the appointment of Richard I. Eisenstadt to the role of Chief Financial […]

Ardelyx Receives $25 Million Milestone From AstraZeneca For Commencement Of Phase 2b Clinical Trial Of Tenapanor

Study will evaluate tenapanor for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in ESRD patients on hemodialysis   FREMONT, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ardelyx, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases, today announced that it has received a $25 million milestone payment from AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN, LON:AZN) for the initiation of a […]

ARCADIA BIOSCIENCES RAISES $33 MILLION SERIES D INVESTMENT

DAVIS, Calif. (May 8, 2014) – CMEA Capital portfolio company Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, announced today that it has closed on a $33 million round of Series D preferred share equity financing. The round was led with an investment […]

Baxano Surgical, Inc. Announces Closing of $10 Million Private Placement of Convertible Debentures

RALEIGH, N.C., April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baxano Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:BAXS) (“Baxano Surgical” or the “Company”), a medical device company focused on designing, developing and marketing minimally invasive products to treat degenerative conditions of the spine affecting the lumbar region, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with entities affiliated with […]