Circled by rival pharma giants and a biotech powerhouse, Kodiak asks for a $100M-plus IPO for new eye drug
Kodiak Sciences was never one of those biotechs that liked to tout every financing round or talk up its drug prospects. Helmed by biotech vet and former MPM venture partner Victor Perlroth, it turns out the biotech has been steadily jockeying a new ophthalmology drug right to the threshold of a soon-to-launch Phase II trial. And he’s aiming straight at cutting the legs out from under a blockbuster fiercely defended by one of the toughest players in drug R&D — once he completes a $100 million-plus IPO.
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