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The Daily Startup: Gritstone Oncology Launches With $102M for Cancer Vaccines

October 20, 2015 | Written by
Category: News, Start-Ups, Venture Capital

Gritstone Oncology Inc. has launched with $102 million and betting that its vaccines will improve the ability of certain immuno-oncology drugs to treat lung cancer. Versant Ventures, which backed Clovis and Pharmion, is leading this Series A round with Column Group. The round also includes Casdin Capital, Clarus Ventures, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Redmile Group and Transformational Healthcare Opportunity, a special-purpose vehicle for private investors. read full article