XyloCor Therapeutics Secures $23M to Fund Clinical Trial

XyloCor Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, secures $22.6 million in funding to expand their research into heart disease gene therapy. This is the latest sum in a series A funding round, bringing the company to a $41.9 million total. 

Xylocor intends to use this funding to continue their research into gene therapy which promotes revascularization in heart tissue. They will engage in a clinical trial to assess the use of their VEGF growth factor gene therapy, XC001 and determine its effectiveness in alleviating heart disease, specifically refractory angina. In theory, their XC001 could complement CABG, a coronary heart disease surgical procedure, by improving blood flow. 

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