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Kai Pharmaceuticals  Acquired by Amgen (2012 $ 315,000,000 )

270 Littlefield Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Daria Mochly-Rosen (Kai Pharmaceuticals Professor) Sigrid Van Bladel (NEA Former Partner) Paul Sekhri (Cerimon Pharmaceuticals Former President/CEO) Stephen J. Hoffman (Skyline Ventures Managing Director) Abhijeet J. Lele (Investor Growth Capital Managing Director) Chris Ehrlich (InterWest Partners Partner)

Business description: KAI is a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company whose lead peptide product candidate, KAI-4169, is in development for the treatment of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). CKD-MBD is characterized by an elevation of parathyroid hormone also referred to as secondary hyperparathyroidism. (SHPT). Building on promising, early-stage clinical data, KAI has advanced KAI-4169 into Phase 2 clinical development in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on dialysis, which is expected to complete in the second half of 2011. In addition, preclinical research is being conducted on pre-hemodialysis applications of KAI-4169. KAI’s leadership team has a strong background and track record in successful product development and commercialization. The Company is backed by a leading syndicate of venture investors, having raised a combined total of $63 million in Series A and B rounds. KAI is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.
Partners include: Daiichi Sankyo

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: May 2006   Oct 2004
Capital raised: 63.0M
Last Round: 35.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Amgen (2012 $ 315,000,000 )

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Record updated: Jan 2017
Sector: Biotech
Headcount: 11-25 as of Mar 2005
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: May 2006   Oct 2004
Capital Raised: 63.0M
Last Round: 35.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Amgen (2012 $ 315,000,000 )