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Jounce's Immunotherapy Recruiting Coup

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Cancer immunotherapy start-up Jounce Therapeutics scored a major recruiting coup in naming former Merck SVP Richard Murray as its new CEO. At Merck, Murray was integrally involved in advancing Merck's anti-PD-1 program and in ushering pembrolizumab from the lab through to the acceptance of its Biologics License Application filing in just over three years.

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