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Morphic Therapeutic Announces $80 Million Financing to Advance Next-Generation Oral Integrin Therapeutics through Clinical Proof of Concept

Series B financing led by Omega Funds and Novo Holdings

Financing to enable the initiation of IND-enabling and clinical studies in 2019

WALTHAM, Mass. – September 25, 2018 – Morphic Therapeutic, a biotechnology company developing a new generation of oral integrin therapies, announced today that it has completed a $80 million Series B financing to fund its two lead programs through clinical proof of concept, and to advance multiple other programs into the clinic.

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HiPO Expert Answer RoundUp

This question was submitted during the Morphic Therapeutic HiPO class Nov 2017.

QUESTION:

As a chemist coming out of graduate school, what are the type of experiences that I should be looking for in my 1st few years in industry?

As a chemist coming out of grad school, you want to learn about medicinal chemistry. There are a few good courses one could take that will give you the basics. The Residential School on Medicinal Chemistry and Biology in Drug Discovery at Drew University and the Medicinal Chemistry Gordon Research Seminar are two of them. As good as these courses can be, they are not going to replace the experience you are going to get from working within your company …

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