Irvine-based JenaValve Technology Inc. raised $50 million in a funding round led by Bain Capital Life Sciences.

Bain Capital’s Dr. Andrew Hack joined the company’s board.

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JenaValve is developing a device to treat aortic valve disease. The Business Journal reported on it receiving “breakthrough” status from the FDA, a designation which could speed its approval by the agency.

For details on the device see the Feb. 3 print edition of the Business Journal.