Pfizer buys Amplyx Pharmaceuticals from Lundbeckfonden

Amplyx CEO Ciara Kennedy sees Pfizer as the ideal home for Amplyx Pharmaceuticals' therapeutic candidates which focus on treating illnesses and helping people with compromised immune systems.

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Lundbeckfonden Ventures is selling portfolio company Amplyx Pharmaceuticals to Pfizer, according to a press release.

Amplyx Pharmaceuticals develops therapies for debilitating and life-threatening diseases that affect people with compromised immune systems, and Amplyx's lead compound Fosmanogepix (APX001) is a new investigational asset currently being developed for treating invasive fungal infections.

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