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Lilly Reacquires Aurora Kinase Inhibitor Via AurKa Buy For $110m

Executive Summary

Many Aurora kinase inhibitors have entered development, but while none have had a successful end, Lilly believes the specificity of AurKa's AK-01 will make it a safer drug. The asset fits well into Lilly's oncology strategy, which includes both targeted therapies and immuno-oncology drugs.

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