About Deerfield

Launched in 1994, Deerfield Management Company is an investment firm dedicated to advancing healthcare through information, investment, and philanthropy—all toward the end goal of cures for disease, improved quality of life, and reduced cost of care.

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Portfolio Companies

Deerfield generally maintains a combined portfolio of more than 150 private and public investments across the life science, medical device, diagnostic, digital health and health service industries at all stages of evolution from start-up to mature company.

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Research Collaborations

Deerfield partners with leading academic research centers, providing critical funding and expertise to further sustain and accelerate the commercialization of discoveries toward meaningful societal impact by advancing cures for disease.

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Strategic Partners

As a strategic partner, Deerfield offers capital, scientific expertise, business operating support, and unique access to innovation.

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Deerfield Foundation

The Deerfield Foundation is a New York City-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve health, accelerate innovation and promote human equity.

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Cure Campus

Cure is a 12-story innovations campus in New York City that intends to bring together innovators from academia, government, industry, and the not-for-profit sectors to advance human health and accelerate the fight against disease.

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Cure Programming

Cure has a series of expert lectures intended to advance thought in healthcare, management, innovation, policy, and other relevant subjects. This fosters growth and education for those at Cure and its guests.

Events at the Cure

Deerfield Leads Series 1-A financing for Hallux

New York, NY – December 16, 2015 – Deerfield leads a $7.1 million Series A investment in Hallux, Inc. to further the development of a novel dosage form and route of administration of leading antifungal terbinafine to treat distal subungual onychomycosis, a common infection of the nail plate. The studies are intended to establish tolerability, proof of concept and optimal dose.

“We are pleased to be able to work with Hallux to pursue improved cure rates for distal subungual onychomycosis, which is reported to affect as many as 35 million people in the United States. We believe the Hallux management team has identified and is developing a novel therapeutic delivery option that can result in meaningfully improved outcomes when treating this disease,” stated Peter Steelman, Partner at Deerfield Management.

“Deerfield has been a creative partner and supporter of innovation and we are pleased to have them on our team to help further develop our product and help guide our company to success,” stated Mark Taylor, CEO of Hallux.

About Hallux

Hallux, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of targeted subungual drugdelivery to treat onychomycosis. The Company’s lead product is designed to deliver high concentrations of terbinafine hydrochloride directly to the nail bed site of infection with negligible systemic exposure.

About Deerfield

Deerfield is an investment management firm committed to advancing healthcare through investment, information and philanthropy.

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