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 pets – dogs, cats and horses.


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

A Tale of Two Acquisitions

By Joseph Harvey, 20 April 2017. So far, 2017 has said farewell to Merial and seen the purchase of Nexvet Biopharma – two very different companies in the animal health space. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey takes a closer look at these two transactions and their...

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Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies

Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market. By Jenny Rood | October 1, 2016. Around Christmas 2010, University of Minnesota researcher Mark Suckow received terrible news:...

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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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