Cidara Therapeutics and Square 1 Bank Announce $20 Million Credit Facility
“The additional capital made available by this credit facility will provide Cidara with financial flexibility, additional operating capital, and funding to advance the development activities of our pipeline of drug candidates,” said
Cidara is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing new anti-infectives that have the potential to transform the standard of care and save or improve patients’ lives. The company is currently advancing its novel echinocandin antifungal, CD101, through Phase 2 studies in two indications and developing CD201, its bispecific antimicrobial immunotherapy, for the treatment of multi-drug resistant bacterial infections. CD101 IV has enhanced potency and is the only once-weekly therapy intended for the treatment and prevention of invasive fungal infections. CD101 topical is the first and only agent of its class being studied for the treatment and prevention of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), a prevalent mucosal infection. CD201 is the first drug candidate selected from Cidara’s novel Cloudbreak™ platform, the first immunotherapy discovery platform designed specifically to create compounds that direct a patient's immune cells to attack and eliminate bacterial, fungal or viral pathogens. Cidara is headquartered in
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CONTACTS FOR CIDARA Investors:
Robert H. Uhl Westwicke Partners, LLCManaging Director (858) 356-5932 email@example.com Media: Mike Beyer Sam Brown Inc.(312) 961-2502 firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACTS FOR SQUARE 1 BANK (a division of Pacific Western Bank) Media: Dee McDougal919.597.7479 email@example.com