Transforming Companion Animal Health


Poïesis Therapeutics is a biotechnology start-up focused on sourcing and in-licensing innovative late stage therapeutics and diagnostics from human biomedical research and developing them to address unmet needs in the veterinary market for companion animals – horses, dogs and cats.


One World.
One Medicine.
One Health.


Our mission statement adheres to the “one health” concept, reflective of the inherent synergies between animal and human medicine.



Developing new medicines to address unmet needs in animal health.


Developing new veterinary diagnostics to identify disorders in dogs, cats and horses.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Poïesis contributes a percentage of its profits to chosen charities which are making a difference for humans and animals.

Latest News

Treating Cancer in Dogs Provides Hope for Humans

Provides Hope for Humans When Krista DeZerega-Thomson got the dreaded news that Rohan, the family’s beloved Labrador retriever, had cancer, she was devastated. He had metastatic melanoma—an aggressive form that affects dogs and humans—and was given only two months to...

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UC Davis Osteosarcoma Clinical Trial Showing Success

Fred, a 6-year-old male shepherd cross, was diagnosed by his referring veterinarian with cancer in his left forelimb in April 2016. Due to preexisting orthopedic issues, he was not a candidate for the traditional amputation and chemotherapy treatment. Faced with only...

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Shared Science: Human and Equine Health Similarities

By Sarah Evers Conrad, The Horse, September 9, 2016. Studying diseases across species can benefit horses as well as people -- Similarities between veterinary medicine and human medicine abound, particularly when it comes to horses. Horses, after all, suffer from many...

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