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Emerging Company Profile: Founded by former executives of China’s national innovation darling Betta Pharma, Beijing-based Jacobio is focused on novel oncology assets, led by a KRAS inhibitor that's set to begin Phase I and IIa studies in the US and China for solid tumors.
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