Epizyme (Cambridge, MA) a development-stage biopharma company focused on histone methyltransferases inhibitors in oncology indications, closed a $8M Series B financings, bringing the total round to $40M. Participants include New Enterprise Associates, Bay City Capital, Amgen Ventures, Astellas Venture Partners, MPM Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

Note: 2009 Year-in-Review Trend Analysis Coming 15 Feb