The Big4Bio Company to Watch Program
May 2021: Venatorx Pharmaceuticals


The Drug Hunter Flying Under the Radar

In 2010, Drs. Christopher Burns, Daniel Pevear, and Luigi Xerri set out to build a company focused on anti-infectives; they named it Venatorx, which loosely translated means “Drug Hunter.”



Addressing the Next Pandemic: Superbugs

Venatorx’s lead clinical-stage antibiotics address the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.



A Novel Inhibitor Platform Impervious to Beta-Lactamases

We continue to explore the company’s pipeline in this next segment on Penicillin Binding Protein Inhibitors.



Targeting Antivirals With Program for Hep B

On day three of this series, we focus on the company’s antiviral program targeting chronic Hepatitis B virus.




Podcast: An Innovative Approach to Treating Multi-Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections

Venatorx CEO Christopher Burns talks about the company’s combination therapies in development, its success at advancing its pipeline with non-dilutive funding, and more.



A Discovery Engine That Keeps on Cranking

As May’s Company to Watch program concludes, Big4Bio shares thoughts from Venatorx’s Founder and SVP, Biology and Grants Development, Daniel Pevear, Ph.D., about why Venatorx is a company worth watching.



Compassionate Capitalism

Venatorx Pharmaceuticals’ board member, Vincent Milano, talks about Venatorx’s unique business model, its robust and innovative R&D engine, and more.




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