Mariana Oncology, a radiopharma startup founded by top-tier VCs, nabs $175M Series B

Mariana Oncology, a biotech incubated by three prominent life sciences VC firms, closed a $175 million Series B round Thursday morning, as its first pipeline program prepares to begin human testing sometime next year. The startup, founded as Curie Therapeutics by Atlas Venture, RA Capital Management and Access Biotechnology, will focus that drug candidate in small cell lung cancer patients.