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VLST expands into oncology with clinical-stage Pfizer antibody

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The private US biotechnology firm VLST has added oncology to its list of targeted disease areas, on top of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, by in-licensing the anti-CD40 monoclonal antibody CP-870,893 from Pfizer, which has taken a 5% equity position in VLST and is entitled to milestone payments from the development programme.

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