Viela Born out of MedImmune Spin-out Raises $75 Million

Mar 24, 2019 | Autoimmune Disease, Leading Pharma, Pharma Watch

Autoimmune Disease

Viela Bio, an AstraZeneca (MedImmune) spin-out launched last year with up to $250 million series A financing led by Boyu Capital, 6 Dimensions Capital and Hillhouse Capital.  They just recently secured another $70+ million.  The team centers its’ attention on severe autoimmune diseases by targeting critical pathways that represent the disease root cause.  Bing Yao, Ph.D is Viela’s CEO. Viela’s pipeline includes 5 programs including one ready for Phase II.


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