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Jul 07, 2017
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News  |  Deals

Acer finds public path via Opexa merger

Rare disease company Acer Therapeutics Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) will merge with gene therapy company Opexa Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA) to form a publicly traded company that will retain Acer's name. The combined company intends to submit an NDA in 1H18 for Acer's lead program Edsivo celiprolol (ACER-002) to treat vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a collagen production disorder.

Concurrently with the merger, a syndicate led by...

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