NKT Brings In $4M

Waltham, MA-based NKT Therapeutics, a developer of drugs targeting lesser-known immune cells potentially linked to a number of major illnesses, raised $4 million in an equity round from three unnamed investors, according to an SEC filing. Last year, the company raised an $8 million Series A round led by SV Life Sciences and MedImmune Ventures. Ryan wrote about the company’s plans to develop drugs that stimulate white blood cells called natural killer T cells as part of a broader immune response to conditions like asthma and cancer.

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