Press Releases

Aspen Neuroscience Announces $70 Million Series A Financing Led by OrbiMed to Advance Development of the First Autologous Neuron Replacement Therapy to Treat Parkinson Disease

SAN DIEGO, Apr. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Neuroscience, a private biotechnology company developing the first autologous neuron replacement therapy to treat Parkinson’s disease, today announced the close of its Series A funding round of $70 million. OrbiMed led the investment round with participation from ARCH Venture Partners, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Domain Associates, Section 32, and Sam Altman.

Aspen Neuroscience announces board of directors and scientific advisory board

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Neuroscience, Inc., a private biotechnology company developing the first autologous neuron replacement therapy to treat Parkinson disease, has announced the members of its Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board. These boards bring together many of the world’s most distinguished industry and academic minds to deliver Aspen’s personalized cell therapy to persons suffering with Parkinson disease.

Aspen Neuroscience Launches With $6.5 Million Seed Funding to Advance First-of-its-Kind Personalized Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Neuroscience, Inc. today announced its launch following a $6.5 million seed round — led by Domain Associates and Axon Ventures and including Alexandria Venture Investments, Arch Venture Partners, OrbiMed and Section 32 — to develop the first autologous cell therapies for Parkinson’s disease.

First-in-kind Human 3-dimensional Models of Parkinson’s Disease and Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Launching to the International Space Station

LOUISVILLE, December 02, 2019, 10:00 AM EST — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) announced today that research teams from Aspen Neuroscience and the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute will send a first-in-kind study of neurodegenerative disease to the International Space Station (ISS) on the nineteenth SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-19) mission, scheduled to launch December 4th from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Please note that we at Aspen Neuroscience do not make determinations on who would be eligible for participation in clinical trials, and we do not offer tours of our laboratory. At this time, our therapy has not yet been used in humans and clinical trials have not begun.