Endo axes R&D staff in restructuring; China biotech Connect raises $20 million
• Endo $ENDP is carving into its corporate group as well as branded R&D ops in Malvern, PA, axing about 90 staffers in a company-wide reorganization. The Dublin-based company expects to save $40 million to $50 million a year in the restructuring.
• Suzhou-based Connect Biopharmaceuticals has raised $20 million in a Series A round for its work on immune system modulators for autoimmune diseases as well as cancer. Qiming Venture Capital led the round, underscoring a wave of new cash that’s begun to lift China’s biotech industry. Much of this money will pay for a Phase II study of CBP-307 for inflammatory bowel disease.
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