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LTZ Therapeutics bags $17M in Series Pre-A to advance immunotherapies
LTZ Therapeutics, with operations in China, the U.S. and Germany, has closed a $17 million Series Pre-A round to develop its technology platforms, build a pipeline and expand its team. K2 Venture Partners, Qiming Venture Partners and Tigermed supported the financing round.
LTZ said it is developing immunotherapies to treat patients with cancer and other diseases. Its approach is based on reverse translational science and tumor biology combined with machine learning.
Very little is disclosed about the startup for now. Robert Li, one of the three co-founders of LTZ, said the company's R&D strategy is to create synergy among its technology platforms that are designed to reduce immunosuppression, reorganize innate immunity, and modulate acquired immunity.
LTZ also boasts a scientific advisory board that consists of former leaders at
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