Former execs from Pfizer obesity drug program have started a new biotech with $52M from VC fund ATP
Two former chemistry VPs who worked at Pfizer’s cardiovascular and metabolic research group have come together to build a new biotech as the obesity drug development field soars.
The startup, called Deep Apple Therapeutics, has a lead program that goes after an undisclosed inflammatory skin disease and will enter the clinic around 2025, but its lottery ticket is an oral small molecule triple G (GLP-1/GIP/glucagon) for obesity and other non-GLP-1 programs for metabolic disorders.
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