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Series C - IV | Alive

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Last Raised

$9M | 8 mos ago

About Diasome

Diasome operates as a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that focuses on hepatocyte cell targeting to treat metabolic diseases. The company's main offerings include therapies that restore hepatocyte metabolism, addressing common metabolic disorders such as diabetes, obesity, and dyslipidemia. These therapies leverage the natural regulatory functions of hepatocytes. It was founded in 2004 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Headquarters Location

10000 Cedar Avenue Suite 6

Cleveland, Ohio, 44106,

United States




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Latest Diasome News

Diasome Pharmaceuticals Announces First Closing of Series C Financing Round

Dec 8, 2023

News provided by Diasome Secures Series C Funding with Eli Lilly Participation CLEVELAND, OH, USA, December 7, 2023 / / -- Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that leverages a novel hepatocyte cell targeting platform to develop innovative therapies for diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic disorders, has announced the first closing of its Series C financing today. This funding round, led by current investors, also includes participation from Eli Lilly and Company. "We are gratified by the confidence shown in our work by the investors involved in this new funding," said Robert Geho, CEO of Diasome Pharmaceuticals. "This financing supports our ongoing clinical research and advancement of transformative treatments for people living with diabetes and other metabolic disorders." Diasome is preparing to initiate its OPTI-2 trial, a Phase 2b, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial in people with type 1 diabetes. The OPTI-2 trial will investigate the effect of Diasome's HDV™ Insulin compared to standard of care insulin therapy on blood glucose control and hypoglycemia prevention over a six-month treatment period. Diasome's pipeline features multiple innovative assets, including a low-dose oral incretin delivery system that explores the benefits of balanced hepatic and peripheral targeting. Additionally, the pipeline includes a novel hepatocyte-targeted drug strategy aimed at modulating a key underlying mechanism of type 2 diabetes. About Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering hepatocyte cell drug targeting to restore hepatocyte metabolism and treat metabolic diseases. Diasome's Hepatocyte Targeting Platform reestablishes hepatocyte function, addressing the root cause of dysregulations central to major metabolic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and dyslipidemia. Diasome aims to deliver superior patient outcomes and enhanced disease management by leveraging the hepatocyte's natural regulatory functions. For additional details about Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc., please visit Kent Manson

Diasome Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Diasome founded?

    Diasome was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Diasome's headquarters?

    Diasome's headquarters is located at 10000 Cedar Avenue, Cleveland.

  • What is Diasome's latest funding round?

    Diasome's latest funding round is Series C - IV.

  • How much did Diasome raise?

    Diasome raised a total of $89.79M.

  • Who are the investors of Diasome?

    Investors of Diasome include Eli Lilly and Company, Flare Capital Partners, Black Beret Life Sciences, McDonald Partners, Medicxi Ventures and 6 more.

  • Who are Diasome's competitors?

    Competitors of Diasome include Adastra Pharmaceuticals, Intarcia Therapeutics, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Tioga Pharmaceuticals, ISTA Pharmaceuticals and 7 more.


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