miRagen Therapeutics Completes merger with Signal Genetics and Concurrent $40.7M Equity Financing

BOULDER, CO – February 13, 2017 – Miragen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGEN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of microRNA-targeted therapies, today announced the completion of its merger with Signal Genetics, Inc., effective February 13, 2017.  Concurrent with the closing of the merger, miRagen received gross proceeds of $40.7 million in new equity investment from a combination of current and new miRagen investors, including Fidelity Management and Research Company, Brace Pharma Capital, Atlas Venture, Boulder Ventures, JAFCO Co., Ltd., MP Healthcare Venture Management, MRL Ventures (a venture fund of Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada), Remeditex Ventures, and others.  Together with pre-merger cash on miRagen’s balance sheet, the combined company has approximately $60 million in cash and short-term investments.

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