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Spanish researcher Angelita Rebollo has developed a technique for blocking specific functions of proteins that turn a healthy cell into a cancer cell. The treatment could help people with a range of illnesses, including ovarian and breast cancers. Her research led her to found a company, PEP-Therapy which was supported with EUR 1m from the Quadrivium 1 Fund. The fund recently received a EUR 20m injection from the EIF under EFSI.