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Wugen secures $172M series B to advance memory NK, CAR T cell therapies

Financing to support clinical studies of multiple allogeneic programs

July 15, 2021 4:50 PM UTC

After adding memory NK cells to its cell therapy tool kit last year, Wugen has raised $172 million in a series B round led by Abingworth and Tybourne Capital to advance multiple off-the-shelf therapies for cancer. 

Wugen Inc. launched in 2018 to develop CAR T cell therapies, but broadened its scope last year to include memory NK cells after in-licensing the technology from Washington University in St. Louis. ...