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Electra Therapeutics announces $84 million Series B financing and unveils its novel SIRP targeted therapies for immunological diseases and cancer
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Star Therapeutics Inc. emerged from stealth mode to tell the world about its approach to drug discovery and development in rare diseases, and to spin out Electra Therapeutics Inc., the first in a projected family of companies. Deploying antibody drug discovery expertise, South San Francisco-based Star aims to generate programs that target multiple diseases with...
The first in a series of spinouts from Star targeting biology shared by multiple diseases, Electra is leveraging insights into the SIRP protein family to stop pathogenic myeloid and T cell activity via a clinical-stage lead program, with a series of preclinical assets behind it. Electra Therapeutics Inc. and its parent company Star Therapeutics both emerged...
Electra Therapeutics, a member of the Star Therapeutics constellation, is going to be reaching for some of the 7,000 rare diseases, thanks to a new $84 million series B financing. The biotech, led by ex-True North Therapeutics executives, broke cover Wednesday with a monoclonal antibody in phase 1 trials in patients with the rare inflammatory...