Life Sciences Group

Bridge Bank's Life Sciences Group (LSG) is committed to providing clients with experienced lenders along with sophisticated products and services necessary to weather these uncertainties and ultimately succeed. LSG provides term and revolving credit facilities to life sciences companies for a variety of purposes, including growth capital, working capital, refinancing, restructuring, recapitalization, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Our team serves high growth companies within the following sectors:

  • Therapeutics
  • Vaccines
  • Enabling technology
  • Drug discovery
 Medical Devices
  • Diagnostic
  • Surgical devices
  • Implantable devices
  • Non-invasive devices
  • Specialty pharma
  • Generics
  • Over-the-counter (OTC)
  • Pharma services


  • Companion diagnostics
  • Point-of-care diagnostics
  • Genomics
  • Personalized medicine

LSG offers the following products and services*:

Tailored credit solutions, including:
  • Term debt
  • Revolving lines of credit
  • Equipment financing
A full array of banking services, including:
  • Treasury management
  • International banking solutions
  • Merchant services
*All offers of credit are subject to credit approval


A sampling of recent LSG transactions:

Zurex Pharma logo

Zurex Pharma

Middleton, WI
$6,500,000 Term Loan
Valencell logo


Raleigh, NC
$3,000,000 Term Loan
iCAD logo


Nashua, NH
$12,000,000 Credit Facility
Caliber ID logo

Caliber ID

Andover, MA
$5,000,000 Term Loan
Tepha Medical logo

Tepha Medical

Lexington, MA
$12,500,000 Credit Facility
HSRL Inc. logo


Mount Jackson, VA
Credit Facility
Allurion logo


Natick, MA
$14,000,000 Term Loan
Innovative Health logo

Innovative Health

Scottsdale, AZ
$9,000,000 Credit Facility
Fennec Pharma logo

Fennec Pharma

Durham, NC
$18,000,000 Term Loan
Rosewell Biotechnologies logo

Roswell Biotechnologies

San Diego, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan

Arcturus Therapeutics

San Diego, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan


Waltham, MA
$2,000,000 Term Loan


Mission Viejo, CA
$25,000,000 Term Loan


St. Louis, MO
$5,000,000 Credit Facility


Carlsbad, CA
$5,000,000 Term Loan


Vancouver, WA
$5,000,000 Term Loan


Fremont, CA
$50,000,000 Term Loan

Alastin Skincare, Inc.

Carlsbad, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan


Monmouth Junction, NJ
$15,000,000 Term Loan
Codexis_ Logo


Redwood City, CA
$15,000,000 Credit Facility
ProvidenceMT logo

Providence Medical Technology

Walnut Creek, CA
$10,500,000 Credit Facility

Cardiva Medical

Santa Clara, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan

Bigfoot Biomedical

Milpitas, CA
Term Loan

Ekso Bionics

Richmond, VA
$10,000,000 Term Loan
vapotherm logo


Exeter, NH
$27,000,000 Credit Facility

Life Sciences Group Team

A national practice targeting US-based life sciences companies, Bridge Bank’s LSG team is comprised of seasoned lenders that have years of experience working with various types of life sciences companies in all stages of development. To speak with a banker that understands your unique needs, please contact:

Bill Wickline
Head of Life Sciences Group
(858) 259-5356
[email protected]
Derek Scalf
Senior Vice President, Life Sciences
(415) 500-9786
[email protected]
Lauren Cosentino
Vice President, Life Sciences
(984) 260-3963
[email protected]

View our Life Sciences Group brochure (PDF)

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