NetworkNewsBreaks – AzurRx BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZRX) Raises $5M in Private Placement; Proceeds will Fund Continued Development of Lead Candidate

AzurRx BioPharma (NASDAQ: AZRX) this morning announced the closing of a $5 million private placement that the company says will fund the continuation of its lead development program. “We are very grateful for the continued support of our investors and thrilled that the financing was over-subscribed,” AzurRx president and CEO Thijs Spoor stated in the news release. “This financing allows us to continue the development of our MS1819 program for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in cystic fibrosis and chronic pancreatitis patients. In April, AzurRx said early results of its phase IIa trial of MS1819 indicated a favorable safety and efficacy profile.

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About AzurRx BioPharma, Inc.:

AzurRx BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZRX) is engaged in the research and development of non-systemic biologics for the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal disorders. MS1819 recombinant lipase for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is the Company’s lead development program, and additional early stage research is being conducted for the prevention of hospital-acquired infections. The Company is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, with scientific operations based in Langlade, France. Additional information on the company can be found at www.AzurRx.com

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