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Gritstone raises $102M series A

October 21, 2015 12:57 AM UTC

Gritstone Oncology Inc. (Emeryville, Calif.) raised $102 million in a series A round, the third-largest series A for a biotech this year. Versant Ventures and The Column Group led the round, which also included Clarus Ventures; Frazier Healthcare; Redmile Group; Casdin Capital; and Transformational Healthcare Opportunity.

The company is developing personalized, tumor-specific neoantigen immunotherapies for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ...