BioCentury | Jun 17, 2020
Deals

With Ideaya deal, GSK bulks up synthetic lethality side of oncology business

A deal with Ideaya gives GSK a path to growing its synthetic lethality pipeline, a corner of the pharma’s cancer rebuild still primarily centered around PARP inhibitor Zejula. On Tuesday, GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) and...
BioCentury | May 28, 2020
Deals

In its first broad deal, Repare leads BMS deeper into synthetic lethality

A discovery collaboration between Repare and BMS is the former’s first time deploying its platform outside its own pipeline, and the latter’s biggest move yet in synthetic lethality. Repare Therapeutics Inc. announced Tuesday it will...
BioCentury | Sep 4, 2019
Finance

Repare readies for clinic with Cowen-led $82M B round

To bring Repare’s pipeline to the clinic and expand the use of its CRISPR-based screening platform, Cowen Healthcare Investments led the synthetic lethality company’s untranched $82.5 million series B round. Cowen’s Kevin Raidy said that...
BioCentury | Jan 11, 2019
Emerging Company Profile

Artios: Probing DNA Damage

With programs in-licensed from Cancer Research UK and Masaryk University, Artios Pharma Ltd. thinks it has next-generation DNA damage response programs that could improve upon PARP inhibitors -- and the funds to take them to...
BC Week In Review | Aug 10, 2018
Financial News

Artios raises £65M series B

Artios Pharma Ltd. (Cambridge, U.K.) raised £65 million ($84.3 million) in an oversubscribed, tranched series B round led by new investors Andera Partners and LSP. Fellow new investors Pfizer Ventures and Novartis Venture Fund also...
BC Extra | Aug 10, 2018
Financial News

Artios raises £65M series B

Artios Pharma Ltd. (Cambridge, U.K.) raised £65 million ($84.3 million) in an oversubscribed, tranched series B round led by new investors Andera Partners and LSP. Fellow new investors Pfizer Ventures and Novartis Venture Fund also...
BioCentury | Jun 23, 2017
Finance

Synthetic vitality

Versant Ventures and MPM Capital backed Repare Therapeutics Inc. with 2017’s largest series A round to get the synthetic lethality play to clinical proof of concept and possibly an exit. Repare emerged from stealth mode...
BC Week In Review | Jun 23, 2017
Financial News

Repare launches with $68M series A

On June 22, cancer company Repare Therapeutics Inc. (Montreal, Quebec) launched with a $68 million series A round. Versant Ventures , which founded the company, co-led the round with MPM Capital. Also participating were Fonds de...
BC Extra | Jun 22, 2017
Financial News

Repare launches with $68M

Repare Therapeutics Inc. (Montreal, Quebec) launched with a $68 million series A round. Versant Ventures , which founded the company, co-led the round with MPM Capital. Also participating were Fonds de solidarité FTQ, the Celgene Switzerland...
BC Innovations | Jun 22, 2017
Emerging Company Profile

Repare in progress

With a $68 million series A co-led by Versant Ventures and MPM Capital, Repare Therapeutics Inc. emerged from 18 months of stealth today, making a splash in the growing pool of newcos targeting cancer via...
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