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2009-09-24 06:55:00

BERLIN, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced preliminary data from a Phase II trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of farletuzumab in platinum-sensitive epithelial ovarian cancer subjects experiencing their first relapse. Farletuzumab (MORAb-003) is a humanized monoclonal antibody that targets the Folate Receptor Alpha (FRA). These data were presented today at the joint 15th( )Congress of the European Cancer...

2009-09-23 07:30:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced today that it was awarded $843,289 in funding from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, to support the development of human monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapies against staphylococcal-derived toxin(s)(1). Morphotek is applying its proprietary MORPHODOMA(R) antibody technology and experience to...

2009-07-15 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek((R)), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, and Cancer Innovations, Inc. (CII), a privately held biotechnology company specializing in the development of oncology products, today announced that they have entered into an evaluation and option agreement in which Morphotek will evaluate monoclonal antibodies targeting certain tumor-associated proteins. The agreement with CII provides Morphotek access to several of CII's...

2009-07-08 08:49:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for an alternative five-day dosing regimen for Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) to treat patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). MDS is a potentially life-threatening group of bone marrow diseases that limit the production of functional blood cells....

2009-07-02 05:24:00

TOKYO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") and Eisai Corporation of North America (Headquarters: Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Chairman and CEO Hajime Shimizu) are currently focusing on three clinical development programs for the company's major product Aricept(R) (donepezil hydrochloride tablets) to further contribute to patients with Alzheimer's disease. As progress in those programs has been made, Eisai...

2009-07-01 07:30:00

EXTON, Penn., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced a research collaboration agreement with Synageva BioPharma Corporation to express and develop therapeutic monoclonal antibodies for the potential treatment of various forms of cancer and infectious disease. Under the terms of the agreement, Synageva will use its proprietary Synageva Expression Platform (SEP(TM)) technology and its expertise to produce and develop a...

2009-06-09 08:00:00

Antibody Targets Endosialin, a Protein Widely Expressed on Tumors and Tumor Blood Vessel Cells EXTON, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared its investigational new drug (IND) application to study MORAb-004 in the treatment of patients with solid tumors. MORAb-004 targets endosialin, a protein expressed on cells associated with tumors and tumor blood vessel cells....

2009-05-19 07:00:00

Agreement Underscores Morphotek's Commitment to the Development of Farletuzumab for Ovarian Cancer Agreement Highlights Lonza's Ability to Offer Specialty Development and Manufacturing Solutions EXTON, Pa. and BASEL, Switzerland, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, and Lonza Group Ltd jointly announced today that they have executed a manufacturing services agreement to support the development and manufacturing of a subset of...

2009-05-04 08:00:00

Research presented to the 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Spring Health Braintrust finds African American and Hispanic adults are misinformed about Alzheimer's but support a screening test WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- African American and Hispanic adults are more concerned about Alzheimer's disease, but are less informed about prevention of and risk factors than Caucasians, according to new survey results announced today by Eisai, Inc. Dr. Sharon Richardson, vice president of...

2009-03-25 06:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md. and EXTON, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) and Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced that they have entered into a collaboration to discover, develop and commercialize therapeutic monoclonal antibodies in the fields of oncology and immunology that specifically target antigens discovered by HGS. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO ) "The rapid...


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