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Kolltan Approaching First IND Submission For RTK-Targeted Oncology Drug Candidate

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

Having raised about $75 million in venture funding since its 2007 inception, Kolltan Pharmaceuticals is getting closer to the clinic with novel oncology candidates targeting receptor tyrosine kinases.

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