Interius BioTherapeutics, a preclinical stage gene therapy company developing a paradigm-shifting platform for in vivo cell-specific gene delivery, today announced that it has raised $76 million in an oversubscribed Series A financing. The round was co-led by Cormorant Asset Management and Fairmount Funds, and joined by Bain Capital Life Sciences, Pfizer Ventures, RA Capital Management, Longwood Fund, Logos Capital, Osage University Partners and Quan Capital. All existing investors participated, including lead founding investor Tellus BioVentures, the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine, Agent Capital, the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research, Knollwood, and BrightEdge, the American Cancer Society’s impact investment fund. Tomas Kiselak of Fairmount Funds and Ben Lund of Bain Capital Life Sciences will join the Interius Board of Directors.

“We were gratified by the exceptional interest during our raise and are delighted by the composition of the syndicate – a testament to the potential of the technology and the solid scientific foundation from Dr. Gill’s lab and the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies at Penn,” said Phil Johnson, MD, CEO of Interius. “I look forward to working with this amazing team as we advance our gene delivery platform that will enable highly specific, durable re-engineering of cells right where they live in the human body.”

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