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OncoNano Closes $11.7 Million Series A Financing

OncoNano Closes $11.7 Million Series A Financing

OncoNano Medicine, Inc., closed a $11.7 million Series A financing transaction arranged by Salem Partners, who also participated as a principal investor. The Series A funding supplements a $6 million grant previously received from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas .

OncoNano uses pH variability, a robust biomarker, to detect and treat diseased tissue. By targeting pH, a clear delineation between diseased and healthy tissue can be digitized to develop a broad range of targeted applications.

The company plans to use the funding to support continued clinical development of a new class of pH-activated compounds that digitalize and exploit the variability of pH in disease indications such as cancer.