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aragonpharm.com

Founded Year

2009

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$122M

Valuation

$0000 

About Aragon Pharmaceuticals

Aragon Pharmaceuticals is a small-molecule drug discovery company focused on developing medicines for the treatment of hormonally-driven cancers. These cancers eventually become resistant to existing 1st generation antihormonal therapies, and follow-up treatments are largely ineffective or toxic. The company's lead compound, ARN-509, is an antiandrogen undergoing a Phase I/II clinical trial in patients with progressive, advanced castration-resistant prostate cancer. In addition to ARN-509, Aragon is advancing several compounds designed to both block and destroy hormone receptors that drive tumor growth. These agents should be effective in all stages of endocrine driven tumors including prostate and breast cancer and have potential in treating endometrial and ovarian cancer. The agents offer an opportunity to be superior to 1st generation anti-hormonal agents and therefore provide the opportunity for Aragon to expand its pipeline to early stage disease.In August 2013, Aragon Pharmaceuticals was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. The valuation of Aragon Pharmaceuticals was $650 million. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Aragon Pharmaceuticals Headquarter Location

12780 El Camino Real Suite 301

San Diego, California, 92130,

United States

858-334-4830

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Expert Collections containing Aragon Pharmaceuticals

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Aragon Pharmaceuticals Patents

Aragon Pharmaceuticals has filed 36 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Antiandrogens
  • Androgens and anabolic steroids
  • Androstanes
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

3/19/2019

1/18/2022

Antiandrogens, Experimental cancer drugs, Hormonal antineoplastic drugs, Trifluoromethyl compounds, Syndromes

Grant

Application Date

3/19/2019

Grant Date

1/18/2022

Title

Related Topics

Antiandrogens, Experimental cancer drugs, Hormonal antineoplastic drugs, Trifluoromethyl compounds, Syndromes

Status

Grant

Latest Aragon Pharmaceuticals News

Frazier Life Sciences Adds Highly Experienced Biopharmaceutical Executive to Team

Feb 22, 2022

February 22, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time MENLO PARK, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Frazier Life Sciences announced the addition of Angie You, Ph.D. as a Senior Advisor. She most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Amunix Pharmaceuticals Inc. until its acquisition by Sanofi for up to $1.225 billion. Prior to joining Amunix, Dr. You served as Chief Business & Strategy Officer and Head of Commercial at Sierra Oncology (NASDAQ: SRRA), a publicly listed hematology and oncology drug development company, where she helped the company through a successful initial public offering. She also led the company’s strategic and transactional business and commercial efforts, including building its robust pipeline through acquisition and licensing of several product assets. Prior to Sierra, Dr. You served as Chief Business Officer of Aragon Pharmaceuticals, a private oncology drug discovery and development company, where she was responsible for finance, operations, human resources, and business development. At Aragon, she helped secure several rounds of financing as well as leading the business development process that resulted in the company’s acquisition by Johnson & Johnson. In previous roles, Dr. You served as Chief Business Officer at Synosia Therapeutics and Ren Pharmaceuticals. Before joining Ren Pharmaceuticals, she focused on new company formation at Venrock Ventures. Dr. You earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Harvard University and a B.A. in Chemistry from Harvard College. “We are excited about being able to continue to work with Angie after the sale of Amunix,” said Managing Partner Jamie Topper. “She is a highly experienced biopharmaceutical executive who will help us identify and evaluate investment opportunities.” About Frazier Life Sciences Frazier Life Sciences invests globally in private and publicly-traded companies that discover, develop, and commercialize innovative biopharmaceuticals. Frazier Life Sciences funds comprise over $2.1 billion in capital raised (as of January 2022), including venture funds focusing on company creation and private companies, and a public fund focused on small and mid-cap public companies. Since 2005, 61 Frazier Life Sciences portfolio companies, many of which were created or seeded by Frazier, have completed IPOs or M&As. The Frazier Life Sciences team consists of over 40 professionals with deep expertise in biopharmaceuticals, primarily located in Menlo Park, California (headquarters), San Diego, Seattle, Boston, New York, and London. For more information about Frazier Life Sciences, please visit www.frazierhealthcare.com/life-sciences . Contacts

  • When was Aragon Pharmaceuticals founded?

    Aragon Pharmaceuticals was founded in 2009.

  • Where is Aragon Pharmaceuticals's headquarters?

    Aragon Pharmaceuticals's headquarters is located at 12780 El Camino Real, San Diego.

  • What is Aragon Pharmaceuticals's latest funding round?

    Aragon Pharmaceuticals's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Aragon Pharmaceuticals raise?

    Aragon Pharmaceuticals raised a total of $122M.

  • Who are the investors of Aragon Pharmaceuticals?

    Investors of Aragon Pharmaceuticals include Johnson & Johnson, OrbiMed Advisors, The Column Group, Aisling Capital, Topspin Consumer Partners and 3 more.

  • Who are Aragon Pharmaceuticals's competitors?

    Competitors of Aragon Pharmaceuticals include Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Biovertis, Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Auspex Pharmaceuticals and 12 more.

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