VIB and KU Leuven announce new spin-off
Augustine Therapeutics to fight neuromuscular diseases
Belgium, December 16, 2019 – Today, VIB and KU Leuven present a new venture, Augustine Therapeutics, with the mission to develop innovative therapeutics for patients suffering from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Augustine raises a seed-round of 4.2 million euro with V-Bio Ventures, PMV, Advent France Biotechnology, Gemma Frisius Fund and VIB.
Therapeutics for neuromuscular diseases
Augustine Therapeutics focuses on the discovery and development of innovative medicines to benefit patients suffering from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) and other neuromuscular diseases. The newly formed company is rooted in the ground-breaking research at VIB and KU Leuven and supported by V-Bio Ventures, PMV, Advent France Biotechnology and Gemma Frisius Fund.