Massachusetts Institute of Technology spinout Taris Biomedical said last week that it has raised $15 million in a Series A financing round.

Flagship Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Polaris Venture Partners co-led the investment.

Taris is a specialty pharmaceutical company that received its initial boost from MIT's Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation to develop drug-device combination therapies invented at the school.

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