Quark Venture’s early investment in Sitka Biopharma helps the Vancouver-based company advance to clinical trials. We are pleased to announce the third and final tranche of a $2.4 million seed investment in Sitka Biopharma, a Vancouver-based company that is developing a new bladder cancer treatment.  This initial investment in Sitka Biopharma, announced April 2016, was […]

June 26, 2017 – Vancouver, BC and London, UK: An experimental treatment for bladder cancer will move into an early phase clinical trial under an agreement signed today between Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity’s commercial arm, and Canadian biotechnology company Sitka Biopharma Inc., a spin-off of The Centre for Drug […]

On March 3, 2017 Rocket Builders announced its 15th annual “Ready to Rocket” lists.  These lists profile British Columbia technology companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the technology sector trends that will lead them to faster growth than their peers. The annual 2017 “Ready to Rocket” lists provide accurate predictions of private companies […]

Vancouver, Canada – April 13, 2016: Sitka Biopharma is pleased to announce that Quark Venture has made a significant seed investment in the company – a critical value-creating event that will enable Sitka to advance their lead compound for the treatment of bladder cancer into clinical trials. A spin-off of The Centre for Drug Research […]

Learn more about Sitka Biopharma’s unique approach to bladder cancer in International Innovation! Drs Helen Burt, Michael Parr, Richard Liggins and Clement discuss their promising discoveries with International Innovation magazine. The article in pdf can be accessed here: Sitka Biopharma International Innovation June 2015 edition.

Vancouver, Canada – December 3, 2013: CDRD Ventures Inc. (CVI), the commercialization vehicle of The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), announced today the launch of a new spin-off company, Sitka Biopharma Inc., a biotechnology company developing a new bladder cancer treatment. There are very limited effective chemotherapeutic treatments for intermediate and high-risk non-muscle […]