Rene Russo (Credit: Alicia Petitti Photography)

Xilio Ther­a­peu­tics eyes the fast track to the clin­ic with $95M in in­vestor cash to test re­designed IL-2, CT­LA-4 meds

About three years af­ter join­ing the search for IL-2  and CT­LA-4 ther­a­pies with­out all those nasty side ef­fects, Xilio Ther­a­peu­tics has teed up $95 mil­lion to dri­ve its two lead can­di­dates in­to the clin­ic.

The Se­ries C round was led by Rock Springs Cap­i­tal, and should al­low the small Waltham, Mass­a­chu­setts-based biotech to file INDs for XTX101, its an­ti-CT­LA-4 an­ti­body, in Q2 and XTX202, its IL-2 ag­o­nist, in Q3.

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