Scoop: MPM backs a new checkpoint inhibitor biotech in $80M raise
An MPM Capital-backed biotech based on the discovery of a new immune checkpoint inhibitor has secured about $80 million in financing, with former executives from Surface Oncology, Syndax and bluebird bio at the helm.
NextPoint Therapeutics, founded in 2018, reeled in $80 million in equity from 13 investors last month, according to an SEC filing from December. A spokesperson for Boston-based NextPoint declined to comment.
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