Are radiopharmaceuticals ready for the mainstream? Novartis, Bristol Myers Squibb bet yes on MPM's platform take
Brian Goodman, Patrick Baeuerle and Todd Foley weren’t exactly looking to start a radiopharmaceuticals company.
Rather, the team at MPM Capital — which had been known for its willingness to seed and incubate new ideas for battling cancer — was searching for technologies that could confer “CAR-T like efficacy” in solid tumors. They went through antibody-drug conjugates, cell therapies and T cell engagers but very quickly got hooked on something else: alpha emitting particles.
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