Primary dysmenorrhea is a disabling condition found in women of childbearing age with a high prevalence among adolescent females. Severe abdominal pain is caused by frequent and prolonged uterine contractions that decrease blood flow to the myometrium resulting in ischemia.
About PDC Biotech GmbH - www.pdcbiotech.com
PDC Biotech GmbH is a privately held Austrian biopharmaceutical development company focussed in women's health. The company moved to Austria in May 2008 following the securing of 1 million in seed funding from the Austria Wirtschaftsservice (the federal promotional bank of the Republic of Austria). The company was founded by two Canadian industry entrepreneurs, Diane Kalina and Patricia Griffin. PDC is developing a novel compound which targets the prostaglandin F2a receptor for the treatment of preterm labour and primary dysmenorrhea.
About Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners - www.edrip.fr
Paris-based Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners (EdRIP) is dedicated to minority investments into privately-owned companies. It has currently more than 750 million under management which is being invested primarily as life sciences venture capital and growth capital. Its Life Science Team of seven professionals has over 90 years of cumulated experience in the life science industry and has a proven track record in biotechnology and medical technology investments. The team has approximately 270 million under management, recently raised its 155 million BioDiscovery 3 fund, which is to be invested during the next years. Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners is part of the group La Compagnie Financire Edmond de Rothschild.
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