Peptide therapeutics for rare genetic metabolic diseases
Rhythm Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RYTM) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing peptide therapeutics for the treatment of rare genetic deficiencies that result in life‑threatening metabolic disorders. Rhythm’s lead peptide product candidate is setmelanotide, a first‑in‑class melanocortin‑4 receptor, or MC4R, agonist for the treatment of rare genetic disorders of obesity.
Year Invested: 2010
Location: Boston, Mass.