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Dr. Moise Khayrallah to Receive the 2019 Life Science Leadership Award at the CED Life Science Conference

RTP, NC, January 28, 2019 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) today announced that Moise Khayrallah, Ph.D. will be presented with the Life Science Leadership Award at the 28th Annual CED Life Science Conference, to be held February 26-27 in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Khayrallah will be presented with the award at the Closing Lunch on February 27 which will be open to all registered attendees of the conference.

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Emergo Therapeutics Raises $12 Million in Venture Funding, Led by REX Health Ventures

RALEIGH, N.C. – May 23, 2018 – Emergo Therapeutics has raised $12 million in a Series A funding from a group of investors led by REX Health Ventures (RHV). Other major investors include Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), Carolina Angel Network (CAN) and the Venture Capital Multiplier Fund at Hatteras Venture Partners. 

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Media Coverage

Will Durham’s Emergo Therapeutics be fourth big startup hit for Moise Khayrallah?

DURHAM, N.C. – June 12, 2018 –  Moise Khayrallah, Ph.D., is a serial entrepreneur with a Midas touch. Three biopharmaceutical start-ups he co-founded in recent years were quickly sold to larger companies for more than $400 million after he and his teams built their value from scratch. His latest startup, Durham-based Emergo Therapeutics, could be on a similar path after raising $12 million in venture capital this spring, mostly from North Carolina investors. 

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Pharma startup Emergo lands $12M from Rex Health Ventures, Triangle backers

DURHAM, N.C. – May 23, 2018 – An all-star list of Triangle investors is backing Durham pharmaceutical startup Emergo Therapeutics with $12 million in venture capital.

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Award of NCBiotech Grant

Emergo was awarded a $75,000 Company Inception Loan from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to further their program