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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...

2009-05-19 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...

2008-10-16 12:00:25

Eisai Corporation of North America has announced that the FDA has approved an efficacy supplemental biologics license application for Ontak solution for intravenous injection for the treatment of patients with persistent or recurrent cutaneous T-cell lymphoma whose malignant cells express the CD25 component of the interleukin receptor. A separate efficacy supplement that included data from patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) whose malignant cells did not test positive for the...

2008-10-16 00:00:05

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an efficacy supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) for ONTAK(R) (denileukin diftitox) solution for intravenous injection for the treatment of patients with persistent or recurrent cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) whose malignant cells express the CD25 component of the interleukin (IL)-2 receptor (CD25+). A separate efficacy...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, and Pivotal BioSciences, Inc., a privately held Los Angeles-based biotechnology company developing oncology products, today announced they have entered into an agreement in which Morphotek will access Pivotal BioSciences' LEC platform technology, developed by Dr. Alan Epstein, M.D., Ph.D, for the development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. The technology enhances the human immune system's ability to produce an...

2008-08-26 09:00:28

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced that it has opened clinical sites in the European Union (EU) as part of the company's MORAb-009 Phase II study. The study is evaluating MORAb-009, a monoclonal antibody to mesothelin, as a first-line treatment for patients with pancreatic cancer. The randomized, controlled, double-blinded trial will compare MORAb-009 plus gemcitabine with a placebo plus gemcitabine. Morphotek has currently qualified...

2008-08-23 12:00:22

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America and its partner Helsinn Healthcare SA today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral formulation of ALOXI(R) (palonosetron hydrochloride) for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). ALOXI Capsules 0.5 mg for oral administration is indicated for the prevention of acute nausea and vomiting following initial and repeat courses of moderately...

2008-08-13 09:00:13

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced today that it has signed a license agreement with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the rights to a monoclonal antibody for a novel antigen identified by NCI researchers. Morphotek will apply its proprietary MORPHODOMA(R) antibody technology to the development of novel human therapeutic antibodies for use in the treatment of prostate cancer. "This agreement represents another important milestone in our...


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