Life Sciences Drug DevelopmentCambridge, MA
Elstar Therapeutics is a privately-held biotechnology company in Cambridge, MA that has been formed by Apple Tree Partners (www.appletreepartners.com), a $1.5B healthcare-focused venture capital firm based in NYC. Elstar’s mission is to develop best-in-class multi-specific and multi-functional immunotherapies, empowered by the technical expertise and proprietary innovations. The company was founded by Andreas Loew, a veteran protein and antibody engineer and former global head of new technologies/biologics at the Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research (NIBR). Elstar Therapeutics leverages recent technical advances in antibody development to generate molecules with superior pharmacological properties that are capable of harnessing our growing understanding of immune system modulation to treat various diseases such as in oncology and autoimmunity.