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IFM’s Hat Trick and Reflections On Option-To-Buy M&A
March 13, 2024

Today IFM Therapeutics announced the acquisition of IFM Due, one of its subsidiaries, by Novartis. Back in Sept 2019, IFM granted Novartis the right to acquire IFM Due as part of an “option to buy” collaboration around cGAS-STING antagonists for

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Neuroscience Deal Doublet: Both Quartet and Rodin Strike Transformative Partnerships
January 6, 2016

We’re excited to announce two new collaborations today from our neuroscience portfolio – Quartet with Merck (here) and Rodin with Biogen (here) – to advance their programs into early clinical development.  These are both young companies that we helped create

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