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Unattributed VC - V | Alive

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$8.51M | 17 yrs ago

About Adherex

A team of experts dedicated to identifying, developing and commercializing novel cancer therapeutics A diversified portfolio of innovative cancer compounds in preclinical and clinical development Three products in advanced development, each representing a major therapeutic and commercial opportunity Adherex is focused on developing solutions to unmet needs in cancer Long-term complications Treatment resistance and debilitating side effects

Headquarters Location

4620 Creekstone Drive Suite 200

Durham, North Carolina, 27703,

United States


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Adherex Patents

Adherex has filed 1 patent.

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Prodrugs, Organofluorides, Designer drugs, Abandoned drugs, Carbamates


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Latest Adherex News

Fennec Pharmaceuticals : Pahang govt may use Adherex 120 to combat bauxite dust pollution

Oct 20, 2015

, is 100 per cent biodegradable. The environmentally safe formula is non-toxic to marine life and not a hazardous substance. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob said the new technique was more effective and economical compared with the existing method, which was to use high-pressure water to wash roads to prevent dust being blown around. He said if Adherex 120 received the green light, bauxite-mining operators would have to shoulder the cost for the product and use it. "We cannot blame the authorities but we will work together to overcome the problems. "The state government will continue looking into other measures, including special sacks, to minimise pollution," he said at a briefing on Adherex 120 at the Land and Mines office yesterday, The briefing, attended by executive council members, assemblymen, department heads and the media, was conducted by Kam Biotechnology Ltd chief executive officer and Scientific Board chairman Professor Mongi Ferchichi

Adherex Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Adherex founded?

    Adherex was founded in 1996.

  • Where is Adherex's headquarters?

    Adherex's headquarters is located at 4620 Creekstone Drive, Durham.

  • What is Adherex's latest funding round?

    Adherex's latest funding round is Unattributed VC - V.

  • How much did Adherex raise?

    Adherex raised a total of $39.48M.

  • Who are the investors of Adherex?

    Investors of Adherex include OrbiMed Advisors, GSK, VenGrowth Capital Partners, Hotung Investment Holdings, Dalton Strategic Partnership and 6 more.

  • Who are Adherex's competitors?

    Competitors of Adherex include Endocyte, Pique Therapeutics, Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp., ProCertus BioPharm, YM BioSciences and 11 more.

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