Intrepida: Tackling the innate immune system to treat cancer
Intrepida Bio is developing first-in-class mAbs against BAG3 to modulate the TME
With a $9.5 million equity round, Intrepida aims to begin clinical testing by early 2021 of its first-in-class mAbs against BAG3, which can modulate the innate immune response to inhibit tumor growth in pancreatic cancer.
The company hopes the target will be a differentiator in the already crowded immuno-oncology space.
Sofinnova Investments and Canaan Partners co-led the financing round with participation from Indaco Venture Partners and Vertis SGR.
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