Ex­clu­sive: Af­ter Turn­ing Point suc­cess, on­col­o­gy vets in-li­cense first as­set for Aven­zo Ther­a­peu­tics

Athena Coun­tou­ri­o­tis and her for­mer col­leagues at Turn­ing Point Ther­a­peu­tics have in-li­censed their first on­col­o­gy as­set at their next ven­ture, Aven­zo Ther­a­peu­tics, which is on the hunt for more deals and fi­nanc­ing lat­er this year, she told End­points News.

The San Diego start­up, which has raised about $200 mil­lion so far, in-li­censed a Phase I-stage CDK2 in­hibitor from Al­lo­ri­on Ther­a­peu­tics, a US and Chi­na biotech that an­nounced a sep­a­rate deal ear­li­er this week with As­traZeneca.

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