Coherus BioSciences

Coherus BioSciences

A biotechnology company in California that focuses on developing, manufacturing and commercializing biologic therapeutics or biosimilars for oncology and inflammatory diseases.

Coherus Biosciences is a biotechnology company in California that focuses on developing, manufacturing and commercializing biologic therapeutics or biosimilars for oncology and inflammatory diseases. Founded 2010 in Redwood City, California, United States by Stephen C. Glover, the company focuses on process science, analytical characterization, protein production, and clinical-regulatory development of biosimilars. Biosimilars are safe, effective, and affordable alternatives to existing brand biologics that meet the same standards set by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They have lower costs and are believed to decrease the burdens of hospitalization and ambulatory care. Coherus Biosciences develops biologic medicines such as immunology therapies, anti-tumor necrosis factor (Anti-TNF) biosimilar candidates, ophthalmology biosimilar candidates, and oncology biosimilar candidates.

Geographically, the group has a business presence in the United States and other countries.  The company has a strategic collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo.

Timeline

May 2014
Coherus BioSciences raises a $55,000,000 series C round from Rock Springs Capital, RA Capital Management, F-Prime Capital Partners, Lilly Ventures, Vivo Capital, Venrock, KKR and Sofinnova Ventures.
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Coherus BioSciences funding round, January 2013
46,271,280
January 14, 2013
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Dennis Lanfear

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

Thomas Fitzpatrick JD

Chief Legal Officer

Vladimir Vexler

Chief Scientific Officer

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