ImmunoScape raises $11M to develop COVID-19 therapies

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

August 12, 2020 -- ImmunoScape has raised $11 million in financing to research how T-cell immune response contributes to COVID-19 immunity, with the goal of aiding in vaccine and therapy development.

ImmunoScape is collaborating with several vaccine development companies, including the San Diego-based Arcturus, which is running clinical trials in Singapore.

Additionally, ImmunoScape will use the financing to continue enabling advanced immunotherapies for cancer. Anzu Partners led the financing round and was joined by the University of Tokyo Edge Capital in Japan and NPR Holdings in Indonesia.

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