Vicus Therapeutics LLC
This article was originally published in Start Up
Vicus Therapeutics reinterprets the medical literature to identify generic drugs that could be repurposed and reformulated into patentable combination products to treat disease, with a focus on those conditions that accompany cancer and its treatment.
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