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A new kind of biotech upstart inspired by a top MIT finance professor just received a crucial validation, and rivals are now copying its strategy. BridgeBio's CEO says it's just getting started

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement It wasn't that long ago that the idea behind BridgeBio drew laughter from biotech and finance experts.
But these days, CEO Neil Kumar says he's taking calls from industry insiders interested in launching companies emulating the BridgeBio model. If it helps patients, he's willing to guide rivals.
The biotech, which was inspired by an influential MIT professor, is developing dozens of experimental treatments for rare or under-addressed diseases. These drugs are some of the more tricky products to bring to market, but BridgeBio believes it will reduce the risks if any...
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