TherAchon is a biotech company specializing in research and development. It is engaged in the development of a recombinant protein therapy for achondroplasia, the most common form of short limb dwarfism.
Parent CompanyPfizer
HQBasel, CH
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Therachon was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Basel, CH

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Key People/Management at Therachon

Luca Santarelli

Luca Santarelli

Chief Executive Officer
Richard Porter

Richard Porter

Chief Operating Officer
Christian Meyer

Christian Meyer

Chief Medical Officer
Stephen Squinto

Stephen Squinto

Board Member
Jeffrey Stavenhagen

Jeffrey Stavenhagen

Vice President, Biology
Hans Schikan

Hans Schikan

Board Member
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Therachon Office Locations

Therachon has offices in Basel and Nice
Basel, CH (HQ)
36 Aeschenvorstadt
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Therachon Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$100 m


In total, Therachon had raised $100 m. Therachon is a subsidiary of Pfizer

Therachon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
GLyPharma TherapeuticOctober 11, 2018

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Therachon News and Updates

Pfizer Completes Acquisition of Therachon

NEW YORK--( )--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of the privately held clinical-stage biotechnology company Therachon Holding AG. Under the terms of the transaction, Pfizer acquired Therachon for $340 million with an additional $470 million in addit…

Pfizer Acquires Clinical-Stage Biotech Therachon

Expands Pfizer’s rare disease portfolio with potential first-in-class therapy for achondroplasia, a genetic condition and the most common form of short-limb more

Therachon Presents Data from Preclinical and Phase I clinical Studies of Apraglutide for the Treatment of Short Bowel Syndrome at ASPEN 2019 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference

BASEL, Switzerland, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Therachon AG ("Therachon"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments for severe, rare conditions, today presented results from its Phase 1 trial of...

Therachon anuncia que apraglutida ha recibido la designación de medicamento huérfano en Europa

- Therachon anuincia que apraglutida ha recibido la designación de medicamento huérfano en Europea para el tratamiento del síndrome del intestino corto La apraglutida, que se administra una vez por semana, es un potente fármaco de primera categoría para el tratamiento del síndrome del...

Therachon Strengthens Board of Directors with the Appointment of Industry Leaders Sandip Kapadia and Patrick Machado

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Therachon AG ("Therachon"), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative treatments for serious rare conditions, today announced the appointments of Sandip Kapadia and...

Therachon nombra a la Dra. Claudia D'Augusta como directora financiera

BASILEA, Suiza, 8 de enero de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Therachon AG ("Therachon"), empresa biotecnológica de fase clínica centrada en el descubrimiento, desarrollo y comercialización de tratamientos innovadores para enfermedades raras y graves, ha anunciado hoy que ha nombrado a la Dra....

Therachon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Therachon founded?

    Therachon was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Therachon key executives?

    Therachon's key executives are Luca Santarelli, Richard Porter and Christian Meyer.

  • Who are Therachon competitors?

    Competitors of Therachon include Er-Kim Pharmaceuticals, InGeneron and Gradalis.

  • Where is Therachon headquarters?

    Therachon headquarters is located at 36 Aeschenvorstadt, Basel.

  • Where are Therachon offices?

    Therachon has offices in Basel and Nice.

  • How many offices does Therachon have?

    Therachon has 2 offices.