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Scorpion, Seeking To Develop ‘Precision Medicine’ Drugs For Cancer, Debuts With $108m In Funding

Gary Glick is chief executive of Scorpion Therapeutics. Courtesy of Scorpion Therapeutics.  Scorpion Therapeutics is the latest biotech to debut in Boston, with $108 million in venture capital and a roster of local industry veterans. The startup is focused on targeted oncology, or “precision medicine” for cancer, and will be headed by Gary Glick, who comes most recently from Boston-based IFM Therapeutics. There, he brought three immunotherapy drugs to clinical trials in three years, closing big pharmaceutical deals for their rights with Bristol Myers Squibb and Novartis.

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