Phoenix Nest: Starting a small company focused on Sanfilippo syndrome

  • Sean Ekins, Jill Wood
  • Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, February 2015, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2014.12.075

How to start a company focused on a rare disease

What is it about?

How we started a rare disease company and the effort it requires to get it off the ground and moving.

Why is it important?

We wanted to inspire other parents and patients to start their own drug discovery company focused on collaborations with academics and others.


Dr Sean Ekins
Collaborations in Chemistry

This is a topic I am passionate about - what it takes to start a company, anyone can do it but it takes a lot of effort on the science and collaboration side.

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