Bain leads big $70M round as Aptinyx plunges deep­er in­to NM­DA work

Two years af­ter Aptinyx spun out of Nau­rex in the wake of Al­ler­gan’s $560 mil­lion buy­out, the biotech is much fur­ther along in the pipeline than your av­er­age fledg­ling. It just tacked on a hefty $70 mil­lion B round to beef up the work and dri­ve deep­er to­ward a piv­otal phase of de­vel­op­ment. And the new kid on the VC block, Bain Cap­i­tal Life Sci­ences, jumped out to lead the round, with man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Adam Kop­pel join­ing the board.

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