TargeGen, Inc., a vascular biology-focused biopharmaceutical company, discovers and develops small molecule kinase inhibitors that target vascular leakage (edema), vascular proliferation (angiogenesis), and inflammation. The company offers its products for the treatment of human diseases, such as heart attack, cancer, and eye diseases; vascular leakage, edema, and the unwanted growth of new blood vessels; pleural effusions, arthritis, pulmonary edema, transplant ischemia, ARDS, brain inflammation, hypovolemia (acute blood loss) CNS disorders, and other serious medical conditions. It serves macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and diabetic retinopathy markets.
The company was founded in 2002 and is based in San Diego, California. It was acquired by [Sanofi Aventis](/organization/sanofi-aventis-2) in 2010.