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Mersana, Merck Serono announce new oncology partnership

Mersana Therapeutics Inc. and Merck Serono said Tuesday that they will collaborate on antibody-drug conjugates that can be used to develop potential cancer treatments.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mersana is working on an antibody-drug conjugate platform that is designed for the delivery of drugs; these conjugates can be loaded with a drug payload that is released once inside a targeted cancer cell.

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