Upstream Launches With $200m To Buy, Develop Drugs For Immune-Mediated Diseases
Lead Drug Candidate Targets TSLP Receptor For Asthma, Other Indications
Upstream Bio acquired Phase Ib-ready UPB-101 from Astellas, and its experienced team plans to buy additional drug candidates for the treatment of allergic and inflammatory diseases.
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