SetPoint Turns Up The Heat On Rheumatoid Arthritis Program
Having raised $30m in its latest financing round, SetPoint Medical is now focusing squarely on its rheumatoid arthritis program. The neuromodulation company, which counts Medtronic, Boston Scientific and GSK among its investors, is aiming to kick off Phase II trials before the end of the year, using a commercial-ready version of its implantable vagal nerve stimulation technology.
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