Venture Funding Deals: Takeda Ups Its Bet On Immuno-Oncology Play Maverick
Biscayne and Japanese CRO SNBL create spin-outs to advance programs; liver disease specialist Ascletis gains funds as it shifts away from HCV; Neon gets $100m to put into its cancer vaccines; and other highlights of recent VC funding.
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