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Setting sail: Atara raises $38.5m for Amgen spin-outs

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Atara Biotherapeutics raised $38.5m in a Series B venture capital round to launch its three drug development ships – the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria – with drug candidates from Amgen for protein energy wasting associated with end-stage renal disease and ovarian cancer.

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