Former Novo chairman Göran Ando joins the board as Tessa bags $50M in additional funding
As Tessa Therapeutics preps a pivotal late-stage trial readout and ramps up clinical activity for early-stage assets, it will be joined by a high profile board member as well as new investors who just infused $50 million into the company.
Göran Ando, the recent chairman of Novo Nordisk, is now an independent director at Tessa. He joins a team that now has a whopping total of $130 million to steer its virus-specific T cell technology-based products to the market, including an $80 million raise from a significant group of Asian investors announced four months ago. Leading that well-heeled pack was Temasek, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, where Tessa is based.
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