HAMILTON ONTARIO, February 23, 2017 – Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a newly formed biopharmaceutical company developing targeted alpha-particle radiotherapeutics for treating cancer, today announced the closing of a $25 million Series A financing led by founding venture investor, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., with investments by HealthCap, TPG Biotech, Genesys Capital and FACIT (Fight Against
Radiopharmaceuticals are a special class of drugs. They’re sometimes called molecular imaging probes, contrast agents, tracers or radiotherapeutics.
Radiopharmaceuticals contain a radioactive isotope and they are used to both diagnose and treat disease. Millions of patients receive radiopharmaceuticals annually for a wide variety of medical procedures ranging from the assessment of cardiac function to staging and treatment of cancer.
The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, announces that it has licensed the Centyrin® platform from Janssen Biotech, Inc. for exclusive use in combination with its radiopharmaceutical expertise to create novel nuclear imaging probes against immunotherapy drug targets. Immunotherapy has become one of the most active areas in
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