ViaCyte is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing a transformative cell replacement therapy to free people with insulin-requiring diabetes from painful and frequent insulin injections, strict diet regimens, constant blood sugar monitoring, and serious chronic health conditions associated with the disease.

ViaCyte's innovative product is based on the differentiation of stem cells into pancreatic beta cell precursors with subcutaneous implantation in a retrievable and immune-protective encapsulation medical device. Once implanted, the precursor cells mature into endocrine cells that secrete insulin and other hormones in a regulated manner to control blood glucose levels.

San Diego, US
Size (employees)
67 (est)-2%
ViaCyte was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, US
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ViaCyte Office Locations

ViaCyte has an office in San Diego
San Diego, US (HQ)
3550 General Atomics Ct
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ViaCyte Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$94.9 m

Latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


ViaCyte's latest funding round in May 2017 was reported to be $10 m. In total, ViaCyte has raised $94.9 m
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