Lungpacer Medical secures financing

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By Ted Liu

Lungpacer Medical, Inc., a medical device company developing an intravenous catheter-based phrenic-nerve-pacing system, has raised $17.175 million in Series A financing. Investors, names undisclosed, are likely venture capital or strategic investors: 1 United Arab Emirates ($4.7 million), 3 US ($4.775 million), 1 Germany ($7.7 million) .

Founded in May 2009 as a SFU spin-off, Brunaby, BC Lungpacer Medical was recapped in April 2017.

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP acted as legal counsel to Lungpacer Medical.

Lungpacer Medical is a clinical stage medical device company pioneering the development of neurostimulation systems designed to exercise and strengthen the diaphragm muscle and reduce complications in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation.

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